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From west end of town the road winds up the heat lol with a lookout to view the valley and town... read more

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We have been visiting the Gatlinburg Scenic overlook on the Gatlinburg Bypass for YEARS. We have... read more

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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 yesterday

From west end of town the road winds up the heat lol with a lookout to view the valley and town. The smokey mountains can bee seen on the south side of the town. Worth seeing.

Thank cobaltgirl44
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been visiting the Gatlinburg Scenic overlook on the Gatlinburg Bypass for YEARS. We have made it a family tradition to stop here each summer when in town. We always manage to get someone nice enough to snap a family photo of us standing...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 2 days ago

this was my first trip to Gatlinburg and I absolutely loved all the beautiful views.. I will be coming back next year!!!

Thank blaneashton
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful overlook, we stopped there to take some pictures, but we didn't get to see any animals in the area

Thank Irina K
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can get a great view of the city or wilderness here. It would be great if they offered a restaurant or something more up here.

Thank chussey2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great lookout for spectacular panoramic views. It does get crowded, and with limited parking, it may be difficult to get a spot. People don't seem to stay too long though. It sits right off of a bend in the road so be...More

Thank tonyl552
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here to get a good view of the mountains and Gatlinburg.A great place to take pictures of the family.

Thank charlieandsusangist
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE have been to Gatlinburg numerous times. This latest visit was the first time we found this overlook. It was a great view of the Smokies. It was also a great view of the Gatlinburg area. This is a worthy trip and stop to make...More

Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to avoid the crowded Gatlinburg city traffic, then take the bypass. You get some great views and avoid the traffic. We actually were on the park side of the city and needed to get to our cabin on the opposite side and...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see, so much beauty, so easily accessible. From this spot one can see the town of Gatlinburg and some of the surrounding Smokeys. All of it was spectacular.

Thank parendoalicia
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Theand G
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
kathy o
14 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!
kathy o
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