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Very nice view of Gatlinburg

It's the best view of Gatlinburg that you're going to see. There isn't much parking there, but I... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2011
Columbus, Ohio

Words can not describe the beauty found in the Smoky Mountains. Never miss an opportunity to see... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2011
Martha Hopper S
Baldwyn, Mississippi, United States
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The Gatlinburg Overlook is located on the Gatlinburg Bypass which runs between the Gatlinburg Spur and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Gatlinburg Spur runs between Pigeon Forge TN and Gatlinburg. The Bypass is accessible from the Spur or...more
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Reviewed 14 November 2011

It's the best view of Gatlinburg that you're going to see. There isn't much parking there, but I highly recommend stopping there to take a few pics or just to enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank livel0velaughtravel
Reviewed 2 November 2011

Words can not describe the beauty found in the Smoky Mountains. Never miss an opportunity to see the views.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Martha Hopper S
Reviewed 2 November 2011

not much parking and access/exit is sort of white knuckles due to the busy bypass. I've stopped here twice in the last three months and you can't see downtown due to the high weeds/brush

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank OkieDukie
Reviewed 18 September 2011

This overlook has great views of Gaitlinburg.Great spot for pictures.It is just a quick stop on the Gaitlinburg bypass.

Date of experience: July 2011
Thank bluekarma
Reviewed 16 September 2011

The hills. the valley with all its colorful splendor is laid out in front of you when you reach the overlook. The overlook doesnt have a lot of facilities but has restrooms. You would ahev to go down the sky lift to grab a bite...More

Date of experience: October 2010
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Reviewed 29 July 2011

we stop here everytime we use the by-pass. reccommend vistting both during the day and night.

Date of experience: July 2011
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16 December 2017|
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Response from GF H | Reviewed this property |
Try the Little River Trail. See See hikinginthesmokys web site - littleriver. A Park Ranger lead us on the trail. We booked it at the main park headquarters near Gatlinburg. The ranger info was fascinating as we learned a... More
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14 August 2017|
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Response from 538kristinb | Reviewed this property |
You can drive to the Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook. There are a lot of places with wonderful views that you can drive to in the park and around the area!
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14 August 2017|
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Response from tenntraveller70 | Reviewed this property |
I like the Little River trail which starts at Elkmont campground. This an old road which leads through the abandoned cabins of a former summer encampment and then follows a rushing creek. You can walk as far as you wish, up... More