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Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area

1001 Parkway, Suite 2, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3138
+1 865-436-5423
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Great Place

There are so many things to do. The Alpine SLide has been a personal favorite of mine for years... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wesley Chapel, Florida
Excellent view on Tram!

We rode the aerial tram close to closing time. We rode up at about 8:15pm and they closed at 9pm... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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From downtown Gatlinburg, hop on to the 120 passenger aerial tramway for a ride to this ski area with a 600-foot vertical drop, nine beautiful trails and an amusement park complete with indoor ice skating, wildlife encounter, Alpine Slide, water rides and more.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice skating” (687 reviews)
“alpine slide” (671 reviews)
“snow tubing” (345 reviews)
1001 Parkway, Suite 2, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3138
+1 865-436-5423
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Reviewed yesterday

There are so many things to do. The Alpine SLide has been a personal favorite of mine for years and when I found out I was going to Gatlinburg for Business I made it a point to be on the alpine slide. I also rode...More

Thank Mfoss31
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rode the aerial tram close to closing time. We rode up at about 8:15pm and they closed at 9pm. It was $13 per person and you get to ride it unlimited times for the day you buy the ticket and the following day. We...More

Thank Kirstan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're looking for family-friendly fun, this is definitely the place for you! Inside, there is an ice-skating rink, food, and stores set up around. Once outside, there are a few water rides to go on, a maze, a mountain coaster (which was very zippy...More

Thank Shadowshimmer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has lots to do. It has wonderful views! You go up in an air tram. It doesn't have much seating but there are places for you to hang on to. It was a smooth ride that was not scary even if you're afraid...More

Thank Elisabeth P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love this I'm scared of heights but made it thru lol 2 nd time riding I was fine actually take pictures not hanging on lol!!! It's so beautiful heading up the mountains! I recommend doing this once you get there you can go ice skating!!!...More

Thank dkmoonprincess
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Overall the experience was just ok. When you arrive at the top (after standing armpit to armpit with others in the cable car) you arrive at an outdated building that smelled musty and had old shops with junk in them. The mountain coaster was fun...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Overpriced and overrated. Tram ride is nice - but no need for the folks taking pictures to clog up the line for those who could care less. Really - get out of the way! Workers are rude - really if you don't want a job,...More

2  Thank BTravels1973
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ride the highest point of the mountain in downtown Gatlinburg. Right now see the fire devastation from the gondola ride. See the town from above. On top there is all sorts of things to do. Lines are long but it moves.

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ober is a Gatlinburg staple, you have to go there. The alpine slide is fantastic and the ski lift chairs up to the scenic overlook is just breathtaking. A great value and a great place to visit.

Thank mweathers07
Reviewed 4 days ago

It depends on what you want to do at Ober Gatlinburg. I just wanted to ride the aerial tram to and from the top, so I was happy with the ride. The ride attendant was very pleasant and gave us some history and talked about...More

Thank Laura B
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Christie P
Can you take a water-resistant purse on the water rides? On all the rides?
9 June 2017|
Response from william t | Reviewed this property |
You can take a purse with you on all the rides at Ober Gatlinburg except the mountain coaster. I am not positive about the water slide but lockers are available. Also, shoes with straps must be worn on the mountain... More
Christie P
Can you take a water-resistant purse on the water rides?
9 June 2017|
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Response from Christie P | Reviewed this property |
Actually, you can - if you don't mind it getting a bit wet. There are three water rides. Only one got us a bit wet. The other two - only a very little. My purse got a bit damp, but was fine.
Will there be any snow activities available here in Mid October ? If so, what are they ?
5 June 2017|
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Response from Angie P | Reviewed this property |
They usually don't start making snow until after Thanksgiving. Last October it was up in the 90's!!! You just never know around here what the weather will do.