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Very cool

This place is very, very, very, cool. The floor in the tunnel is very muddy. Wear sneakers (or... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2014
Plantation, Florida
kind of creepy but very intriguing

The road is hard to locate so you need to do some google searching and bring a map (GPS might not... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2013
Selma, North Carolina
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A scenic drive through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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All reviews bring a flashlight beautiful drive flash light long tunnel hiking trails gorgeous views lake fontana short drive turn around government graffiti pull ride history bypass gps poo
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

This place is very, very, very, cool. The floor in the tunnel is very muddy. Wear sneakers (or tennis shoes). Overall: Worth it!

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Tyler418
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

For one we had a wonderful time... 2 we were so amazed to see a black wild hog... 3 my daughter got it confused with a bear lol... 4 She thought it was coming right 4 us which it was...5 Everyone scattered it was so...More

3  Thank tissy1977
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The road is hard to locate so you need to do some google searching and bring a map (GPS might not work). It will also help to look up the history behind the road. Once you find the road, you will see a sign that...More

Date of experience: September 2013
5  Thank gbass82
Reviewed 4 September 2013

It is tough to fond by the GPS so we had to go old school- maps and asking locals. The road is Ok, nothing special about it. There are couple scenic views of Fontana lake. The road ends to a tunnel which was pretty muddy...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Lovely area with great history. We took a quick trip but ended up following the trail out a bit. Turns out we were following a 42 mile long trail instead of the 3 mile trail we thought we were on. When in doubt, bring a...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank cophbulls
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Research the history before the ride up; very interesting. I felt the ride up to the spot seemed more serene and colorful than the ride through the rest of GSM park. The day we chose to venture the drive was a dismal day with drizzle...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank kimv1067
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Literally you walk through a tunnel, continue for another fifty feet and the road ends. Nothing too exciting about that. Great trail rides for horse people (from what I have been told anyways). I went in fall so the colors where beautiful. No views of...More

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 8 May 2012

Nice little drive through the mountains followed by a walk down a long tunnel. As the title implies, there is not a lot happening here. If you have some time to kill it is interesting to see, but if given a choice between this or...More

Date of experience: May 2012
2  Thank dtmoney
Reviewed 7 April 2012

This is just a curiosity and fun day out into the mountains to see a road built that actually goes nowhere; it ended for no real reason.

2  Thank Rivendell9a
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Not the Grand Tetons, but a truly majestic place to visit. It is like stepping back in time. The summers are hot and the water icy. You can swim or splash anywhere in the mountains. The mornings are foggy, a reminder of the Cherokee Ancestors...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Response from akw942 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but even in daytime, the tunnel is very dark. Bring a flashlight!