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Newfound Gap in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the lowest drivable pass through the Great Smoky Mountains. Standing at an elevation of 5,048 feet. Newfound Gap captures the essence of the Smokies: like the Park, it lies half in Tennessee and...more
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Newfound Gap is a “must stop” whenever you are traveling US 441 between Cherokee NC And Gatlinburg Tennessee in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Sitting on the North Carolina and Tennessee state line at an elevation of 5646 feet, it offers panoramic views into...More
A spot you will return to again and again to see the amazing view that changes with the seasons. Also happy that they have nice restrooms.More
Date of experience: October 2018
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Knox D, Social Media Manager at Newfound Gap, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
So glad you enjoyed your visit to Newfound Gap. On your next visit, drive up to Clingmans Dome (a short distance from Newfound Gap) which is Great Smoky Mountains National Park's highest point. It is the highest point in Tennessee, and the second highest point...More
We love driving through the national park. we always can see some form of wildlife. It does require patience and some good brakes, as there may be some stop and go driving based on traffic, weather, wildlife, etc. Great stops and scenery throughout the drive.
My wife and I were spending a few days in the Gatlinburg area and wanted to come down to check out the Newfound Gap. Quite the place and we are certianly glad we stopped here. Huge area and plenty of parking for you and 100...More