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Great quick stop

Stop on your way out of town and look back on the city of Gatlinburg. I haven't stopped at night... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Winder, Georgia
Don't Miss This View

If finances or fright prevent you from taking one of the ski lift scenic rides, drive up the bypass... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel C
Chappaqua, New York
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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 6 days ago

Stop on your way out of town and look back on the city of Gatlinburg. I haven't stopped at night but the daytime view is spectacular!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If finances or fright prevent you from taking one of the ski lift scenic rides, drive up the bypass and stop at the scenic overlooks. You don't want to miss this view if you are staying in town or Pigeon Forge.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year for Easter weekend and there are just amazing views that are so breathtaking. Someday my dream is to live in the Tennessee mountains in a cozy cabin with picturesque views. If you have never been here please add it to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it's an overlook of Gatlinburg. It has signs explaining what you are looking at. It is a wonderful view, of downtown.

Thank Kam J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from up here are simply stunning. You will look out over Gatlinburg. Here you can see why they are called the Smokey mountains.

Thank kdp43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It only takes a minute to stop and enjoy this beautiful view. I would recommend it for couples, family & friends.

Thank raywhitley52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up here on a whim. It was gorgeous, and allowed us to take some great photos of the area. Wasn't too difficult to get in and out of.

Thank seajewell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove by here on a clear day with a big, blue sky. You can see many miles. The drive is the way to avoid driving through Gatlinburg. It is a major time saving shortcut with beautiful views.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh what a spectacular view of Gatlinburg. Thought it might be blah because of the rainy and cloudy weather from Florence. Wrong on my part. What a spectacular look into a well preserved gateway into the Great Smoky Mtns area.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive was nice and relaxing. At the time we went through the traffic was fairly low. The view is great and there are plenty of places to stop and grab a picture and take in the surroundings. We went in June and are planning...More

Thank Josh B
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15 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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13 August 2017|
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Response from Kristin B | 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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13 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