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Beautiful view

Check out both places on the Gatlinburg bypass. Mountain scenery is beautiful and the town of... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
jackie W
Great Drive

When ever we go to Gatlinburg we always have to take The scenic overlook at least once. It is a... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
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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 23 October 2017

Check out both places on the Gatlinburg bypass. Mountain scenery is beautiful and the town of Gatlinburg.

Thank jackie W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

When ever we go to Gatlinburg we always have to take The scenic overlook at least once. It is a beautiful drive with spectacular views.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

A nice drive, a definite shortcut from or to the National Park. It takes you around downtown Gatlinburg. You miss all the Gatlinburg traffic but then you miss Gatlinburg as well. There are pull offs where you can stop and look out over the city...More

Thank Sherry N
Reviewed 19 October 2017

There are of course alot of Smokey Mountain overlooks but to see Gatlinburg you need to stop by. Views are beautiful.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This drive allows you to bypass the hustle and bustle of downtown Gatlinburg if you are traveling from Pigeon Forge to the National Park. Of course, you don't save much time, because you can't help but pull over for the Scenic Overlooks!

Thank GregS354
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I loved driving and stoping at the pitstops to take photos of these amazing views. Stop as much as you can each stop is different there are also lakes and streams along the way to check out!

Thank Alexis P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We made a quick stop at the by pass overlook. It was beautiful. Not too crowded. We went during early October and could see some fall colors. I think it will be even more beautiful during late Oct - early Nov.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

the Great Smoke Mountains are one of the most visited parks in America for a reason. They are breath taking and offer many superior views with lots of nature and commercial activities to interest any travelers. This is a spectacular view no matter what the...More

Thank Gran7
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Spectacular views. We just stood there and admired the beauty. Gatlinburg is one of our frequent and favorite vacation places.

Thank totter62
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Majestic mountain views. What's not to like? The Great Smoky Mountains are breathtaking no matter where you are.

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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!
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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