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This oddly named outcropping along the Appalachian Trail offers staggering views. The popular 8-mile (round-trip) trail starts near the Rockefeller Memorial, which straddles North Carolina and Tennessee. After taking in the view, follow the rocky trail along the ridgeline, ascending 1000ft over the first 2.5 miles, then making a gentle descent before another brief uphill push to Charlies Bunion.

You'll arrive at the craggy promontory with its dazzling panorama sweeping from Mt LeConte eastward to the the jagged peaks of the Sawteeth Range. It's a great spot for a picnic, though be careful where you step, as some hikers have fallen to their deaths while scrambling around on the rock face.

The trailhead is at Newfound Gap, on the road of the same name, around 13 miles south of the Sugarlands Visitor Center.