Hazel Creek/Forney Creek Loop Hike

Michael Rinaldi

This challenging six day five-night, 56.7-mile loop packs in long days, steep climbs, and tricky creek crossings to bring you deep into the heart of the last true Eastern wilderness. Get ready to kiss civilization good-bye: The North Carolina side of the Smokies sees just 15 percent of the park’s total visitors, and you’ll be wandering the area’s most remote …