Steps from Russell Field

Russell Field TrailModerate

Anthony Creek Trail

Moderate
Russell Field Trail

Distance (One Way)

3.5 miles

Elevation Gain

1,857 feet

Trailhead

Anthony Creek Trail

Trail Description Written by Caroline Sullivan

Russell Field Trail is moderate hike connecting Anthony Creek Trail near Cades Cove to the Appalachian Trail. It is often combined with other nearby trails to reach destinations like Russell Field, Spence Field, Rocky Top, and Thunderhead Mountain.

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Russell Field Trail Elevation Profile

Russell Field Trail Elevation Profile Tom Dunigan's Elevation Profiles

Trail Difficulty Scales Explained

Elevation Grade

10%

Fairly Steep

Paul Petzoldt Scale

7.2

Moderate

5

10

15

Shenandoah Scale

114

Moderately Strenuous

50

100

150

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Hiking To Spence Field & Rocky Top or the Spence/Russell Field Loop

Spence Field is a grassy bald-like area marking the western end of Thunderhead Mountain in the Cades Cove area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are a few ways to reach it and make a full day hike out of it. The shortest rou...

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