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Cades Cove

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107 Park Headquarters Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102
+1 865-436-1200
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A scenic valley filled with remnants of the old American pioneers.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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107 Park Headquarters Rd, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738-4102

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited Cades Cove close to a dozen times and every visit I find something new to explore. On our most recent visit we found A sweet gum tree that was planted on the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. I have never visited...More

Thank arehay
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been going to cades cove for years and despite how frustrating the traffic can be at times it is still one of my favorite places in the park. If you are prone to road rage this is probably not the best place for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first few times coming into the Smoky Mountain area/park we didn’t know about Cade’s Cove. Now that I know, I hope more people will take my advice and add it into their trip must see areas. It takes about 45 minutes to drive out...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Gatlinburg many times, and I never fail to take a day trip to Cades Cove. I always see something new! This time we saw plenty of wild turkey and deer, but it's the historical homesteads, barns, and churches that steal the show....More

Thank Regan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was cold but we saw a few animls. A lot of wild turkey, a few deer, no bears tho. It was snowing, making the area that much more beautiful.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea what to expect when my boyfriend took me here. He's been once before. It is definitely a MUST SEE! Its an 11mile loop, takes a good chunk of the day. Go early, take munchies and stuff just leave them in your...More

Thank KylaZ07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance' and I wanted to check out some nature on our vacation to Gatlinburg. It was suggested that we give Cades Cove a try even though we had a lot of rain due to Hurricane Irma. We grabbed a little booklet to guide us...More

Thank sgpjroh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went early so traffic wasn’t so bad. We went to see bears but only thing we seen was some deer and turkeys. A little bummed. It was pretty but enjoyed the scenery a lot more coming back down hill toward Gatlinburg. There was reStrooms...More

Thank newmommie51905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a cabin from Cades Cove Hide Away. The cabin was cozy, warm, charming, comfortable and had all the expected things one would need for either a few days or a weeks get away. It had a hot tub outside, Jacuzzi inside. Due to...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Cades Cove since I was a teenager. However, I hadn't visited for about 10 years and decided to do the tour. It was crowded despite being the off season. The original intent of the cove is to preserve the settlement allowing people...More

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Anna G
9 January 2018|
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Response from Carrie S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open
Ron M
29 December 2017|
Response from Janet W | Reviewed this property |
The hours for the end of March are 9AM to 5PM at the Cades Cove Campground Store where you can buy fast food type items.
Ron M
29 December 2017|
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Response from Janet W | Reviewed this property |
Campground Store Hours of Operation March 5 - May 31: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. June 1 - August 15: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. August 16 - December 4: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day The Campground... More