A Flood Advisory is in effect for our area until 8:30 PM Sunday, which will proceed directly into a Flood Watch until Monday 8:00 PM. Several inches of rain have already fallen causing localized flooding in and around Gatlinburg, and more is expected to fall as Alberto pushes inland. Expect a significant rise in creeks and rivers coming off of Mt. LeConte as this weather persists, and use caution on roadways, trails, and unbridged stream crossings. Alum Cave, The Boulevard, Rainbow Falls, and Trillium Gap Trails remain accessible and open at this time. As conditions change we will do our best to keep you posted. Our Reservations Office will be closed Monday for Memorial Day, so please seek out the latest in road and trail information from the NPS.
Good Morning All,
Come rain or shine, hot or cold, night or day, the office at LeConte Lodge is always a good place to sit back, relax and trade stories with fellow hikers. Stocked with guitars, games, puzzles and books it is sure to be a place all can enjoy. No matter if you come up for a day hike or stay overnight at the lodge, be sure to stop in office for good times for all.
So far we have had a rain free day but it is on the forecast for this afternoon. But for now we are graced with beautiful blue skies and warming sunshine. It is currently 58 degrees on top of the mountain and expected to climb into the low 60s as the day continues. Be sure to bring plenty of water with you if a hike up is part of your day.