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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3205
+1 865-436-4307
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Always fun!

We do this every time and we were so sad last year when it was closed due to the fire. It made us... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ashdwill06
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Newnan, Georgia
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Nice View!

Nice view but didn't get to stop and take pictures. But this is what caught fire and they are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Missy C
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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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“gift shop” (609 reviews)
“relaxing ride” (114 reviews)
“day pass” (215 reviews)
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765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3205
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"gift shop"
in 609 reviews
"relaxing ride"
in 114 reviews
"day pass"
in 215 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 171 reviews
"little pricey"
in 196 reviews
"unlimited rides"
in 56 reviews
"great view of gatlinburg"
in 71 reviews
"coming down"
in 49 reviews
"awesome view"
in 55 reviews
"smooth ride"
in 67 reviews
"great ride"
in 96 reviews
"worth the money"
in 104 reviews
"the smoky mountains"
in 60 reviews
"visit gatlinburg"
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"in town"
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"dusk"
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"rebuilt"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We do this every time and we were so sad last year when it was closed due to the fire. It made us so happy to come back this year and it was open again! Beautiful scenery!!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice view but didn't get to stop and take pictures. But this is what caught fire and they are rebuilding it.

Thank Missy C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a nice comfortable ride. Be careful getting on. Just as signs state, the chairs don’t stop and they will catch you off guard. They offer a few discounts so check with them. We did the single ride but I honestly wanted to do...More

Thank Mae W
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mae W, Thank you for the review! We hope you had a wonderful experience at the SkyLift and encourage you to come back soon when our SkyDeck and Gift Shop is finished at the top in the near future!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice ski lift that goes straight up. The price vs experience was high. You go up and then down. It would be nice to be able to stop at the top and look at the scenery.More

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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review Montgumagren! We always appreciate feedback from our customers. Regarding the top, construction on the updated gift shop providing food and beverage, shopping, and Pictures will be finished soon along with our brand new SkyDeck. We finished the first phase of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you visit Gatlinburg you have to ride the sky lift! It’s tradition. My husband is afraid of heights and he had a minor issue with this ride but it goes so slow he was able to calm down.

1  Thank kayte p
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kayte p, Since 1954, the SkyLift has been up and running! It is a tradition for a lot of our customers and we love to see familiar faces. We are glad you enjoyed the experience and we hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great attraction, with spectacular views! We always buy unlimited rides so we can see the mountains during the day and at night too.

1  Thank LaurenB1980
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

LaurenB1980, The unlimited ride is always a great option. It allows riders to see one of the best views in Gatlinburg in the day time and experience the lights of the town at night. We appreciate the review and hope you come back soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great ride. the view on the top is just spectacular. Would definitely recommend this as a fun family-friendly attraction.

1  Thank Anna G
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Anna G, Thank you for the review and for the recommendations! We are so glad that you had a great time and we hope that you all come back and see us soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The sky lift only goes round trip. You cannot get off at the top! And instead of charging you for a one way ticket, they automatically charge you for a round trip. Seems to me they should discount it if you can't get off to...More

Thank ArlaFP
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Gatlinburg Sky Lift is newly renovated with new towers, cables, and glider chairs. The top lookout area is still being rebuilt after the wildfires of 2016, so you stay on the Sky Lift instead of getting off at the top, but the view is...More

Thank scottaC4218ND
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

scottaC4218ND, Thank you for the kind words! New things are coming at the top in the very near future. Updates are coming soon.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very friendly staff! And was very fun! Great activity for kids and adults! Only sad thing was we could not get off on the top because of construction. But that’s okay.

Thank Angela L
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg Sky Lift, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Angela L, We are extremely happy that you all had a great time. The top of the lift is under an expansion project that will be open to the public in the near future. We hope you come back to see us again!

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lexishears99
30 January 2018|
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Response from ecbronze | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a charge. You can go one time or get all day passes and come back.
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jacksonalyssa92
23 January 2018|
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Response from Alfredo R | Reviewed this property |
The Gatlinburg TN Guide advertises no weight limit and no one had ever been turn away due to weight restrictions.
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Tara H
9 January 2018|
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Response from Tibiafinger | Reviewed this property |
I would say close to 40 to 50 feet. The spots varies.
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