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Chimneys Picnic Area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Great spot for a picnic

Recently visited here for a lunch stop. Waded out into the stream to sit and enjoy the scenery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tnvol93
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Hixson, Tennessee
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Bears?

After parts of Gatlinburg and the mountains burned earlier in the year, we drove out to visit the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beth070303
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Average2%
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“on the rocks” (24 reviews)
“roaring creek” (3 reviews)
“huge boulders” (4 reviews)
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited here for a lunch stop. Waded out into the stream to sit and enjoy the scenery while eating lunch. Very peaceful and beautiful.

Thank tnvol93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After parts of Gatlinburg and the mountains burned earlier in the year, we drove out to visit the Chimneys, which were still closed due to the fire. We drove through this picnic area, however, because it is a spot where black bears can be occasionally...More

Thank beth070303
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A picnic area with tables and grills. The stream is beautiful with large boulders. A trail follows the creek upwards.

Thank J. Roy C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Brought a picnic lunch after after walking Laurel Falls. Picnic tables a charcoal BBQ. Parking by your table.

Thank Bliss516
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Grab a table on the river side. Climb down in to the river bed and explore. Stunning area for a picnic. The kids & grandkids will love climbing, walking & jumping over rocks and boulders. Always clean and there are rest rooms. There is also...More

Thank Ruth Y
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery for a picnic in the Smoky Mountains. Wonderful place for kids to cool off in the creek on a hot day. Bathrooms are available. Parking can be limited at times.

Thank age14722
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenic area. Perfect place for a picnic or cookout. The water was perfect for the 100° temperature. The kids enjoyed climbing the rocks and getting to adventure around. Will definitely be on our "visit again" list.

Thank RollTideFans
Reviewed 23 July 2017

After visiting Clingam's Dome, we stopped here for a picnic lunch. There are plenty of picnic tables, bbq pits, bathrooms, and overlooks a creek. Beautiful scenery and kids can play in the creek when finished eating.

Thank Jksumner
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I have been coming here for over 3 decades. My Mom and Grandma used to bring us here as kids. Mu husband and I visited each year on our annual trip to the Smokies. Now, as sort of a family tradition, we bring our own...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you are in the Great Smokey Mountains take time to visit the Chimneys Picnic Area....Enjoy a picnic with cooler temperatures and white water with water temperatures in the low 60's. Go early...it fills up fast. Reiner to protect your food. from the Wildlife...especially the...More

Thank RMBrooks
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Sara W
15 July 2017|
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Response from blargoe | Reviewed this property |
Before 11AM for sure.
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kychristi
23 May 2017|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Chimney Rock and the Chimneys are 2 completely different places. The Chimneys Picnic Area is in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Chimney Rock is in North Carolina over 100 miles away. The Chimneys Picnic Area has... More
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bridgetcliburn
16 May 2017|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
No. Closed indefinitely.
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