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Great views!

What can you say, the view is fantastic. All seasons and times of the day, it's beautiful. Every... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Chris E
Sevierville, Tennessee
Annual girls trip!

Beautiful views of the mountains and chimney tops! Get there early otherwise it is super busy and... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Newburgh, Indiana
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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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Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

What can you say, the view is fantastic. All seasons and times of the day, it's beautiful. Every time we drive through, we always stop to admire the beauty of the Great Smoky Mts.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chris E
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Beautiful views of the mountains and chimney tops! Get there early otherwise it is super busy and congested! .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GerdeeGirl
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook is a MUST each and every trip to the area. We normally travel the bypass a few times each trip. It's a good way to cut of the traffic. The view of Gatlinburg and Mt.LeConte are beautiful and different each times with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GoldRushJunkie
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Great place to see all of downtown would recommend going late in the day or sometime after there has been a snow on top of the mountains.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roger b
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I loved the view of Gatlinburg at night. I could have stayed there all night just looking out over the city. You could still see signs of the awful fire but good to see that it is all recovering. I would love to move there.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank MaxineS267
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Breathtaking view of Gatlinburg. Well worth going to see. Love the drive and the pull offs so you can stop and take pictures.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank alindeman
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This gives one a beautiful view of the city of Gatlinburg. You can also see some of the damage from the recent fires. A peaceful place just to sit and soak in the scenery.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank choicegirl
Reviewed 27 February 2018

a must see for anyone and their trip. was foggy and rained a little but over all you can't go wrong visiting.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Jodie P
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This gives you a great view of the Smokies and Gatlinburg and it doesn't cost a thing! A great photo op place to to stop.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Several parking overlooks provide ample space to enjoy this view. Nice perspective of Gatlinburg and Smokies.

Date of experience: February 2018
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16 December 2017|
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Response from gfhiii | 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!
kathy o
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