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Clingmans Dome, North Carolina/Tennessee


Prominence: 4503 ft, 1373 m

Elevation: 6643 feet, 2025 meters


True Isolation: 70.74 mi, 113.85 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6643 ft / 2025 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 33' 47'' N, 83° 29' 55'' W
35.562919, -83.498601 (Dec Deg)
273548 E 3938344 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
Tennessee (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionSwain (Highest Point)
Sevier (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Clingmans Dome at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sevier, TN by unknown
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sevier, TN by Dale Millsap
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sevier, TN by Thomas Harper
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sevier, TN by Roxanne Everett
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Swain, NC by Ron Tagliapietra

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Lists that contain Clingmans Dome:
     Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points (Rank #15)
     U.S. State High Points (Rank #17)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #4)
     United States State/Territory High Points (Rank #17)
     Fred Beckey's Great Peaks of the Continent (Rank #32)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #17)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #4)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #26)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #37)
     Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet (Rank #2)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #50)
     Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #2)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #85)
     Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs (Rank #2)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #75)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #91)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #85)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #132)
     Southeast U.S. Peaks with 50 Miles of Isolation (Rank #12)
     Southeast/Ozark USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #2)
     Tennessee 4500-foot Peaks (Rank #1)
     Tennessee County High Points (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 1397
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 1270)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1975 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2000-05-27 by Scott Surgent
     2005-08 by Tom Owen
     2006-06-23 by Melanie Deare
     2007-03-25 by John Hasch
     2008-03-06 by Jared McCullough
     2010-04-06 by Craig Barrett
     2010-08-10 by Brian Molloy
     2011-06-03 by Micah Stiegler
     2012-06-28 by Alan Barber
     2012-09-09 by Walter Blume (GPS Track)
     2013-09-17 by Wayne Snyder
     2013-09-19 by Gregory Rada (GPS Track)
     2014-07-23 by William Musser
     2014-12-30 by Phil Barone
     2015-01-17 by Bradley Reese (GPS Track)
     2015-04-08 by Curtis Bowden
     2015-06-18 by Ryan Turner (GPS Track)
     2016-07-31 by Bill Peterson
     2017-11-06 by Eric Davidson
     2018-04-18 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2018-11-04 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2018-11-29 by Don Elwell
     2019-03-21 by PETER GRAFTON
     2019-07-29 by Tom Layton
     2019-11-10 by Justin P (GPS Track)

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Clingmans Dome is marked by an observation tower with a curved ramp, providing a view out over the trees (1983-03-15).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4503 ft/1373 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4523 ft/1379 m
  Line Parent: Mount Mitchell
  Key Col: East Flat Rock, NC    2140 ft/652 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 70.74 mi/113.85 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.764844, -82.265806
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Mitchell  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Great Smoky Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: Central Great Smoky Mountains (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesGreat Smoky Crest (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean


Tuckasegee (HP)
Little Tennessee (HP)
Tennessee
Ohio
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapClingmans Dome O35083e4 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Parking Lot Trail
Trailhead: Forney Ridge Parking Lot 6311 ft/1924 m
Vertical Gain: 332 ft/101 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Looking east (2014-03-31). Photo by Morris Zwick.
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Clingman's Dome observation tower (2005-08-15). Photo by Tom Owen.
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Me at the trailhead for Clingman's dome (2010-08-10). Photo by Brian Molloy.
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View from the Clingmans Dome, Tennessee's High Point (2014-10-07). Photo by Salil Jha.
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Walkway to the observation platform atop the peak (2016-01-05). Photo by Josh Brooks.
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Our second state high point, and we are on the Tennessee side in this pitcure! Rocky Top! (2016-07-31). Photo by Bill Peterson.
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Top of the Tower at Clingman's Dome (2017-04-12). Photo by John Edwards.
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Heather and I at Clingman's Dome Trailhead (2017-04-12). Photo by John Edwards.
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No view today (2017-07-15). Photo by Scott Slayton.
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clingmans dome (2017-07-20). Photo by Terry Green.
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