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Gatlinburg Trail

Sugarlands Visitor Center, Gatlinburg, TN
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A Must See!!

We took our daughter and granddaughter to the Visitor Center. Very interesting exhibits, animals... read more

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Mary K
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Casselberry, United States
Nice Way To Escape The Hustle And Bustle Of Gatlinburg For A Little While!

The Gatlinburg Trail begins at the end of Little River Road on the very western most end of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bill P
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Locust Fork, Alabama
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sugarlands Visitor Center, Gatlinburg, TN
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Reviewed today

We took our daughter and granddaughter to the Visitor Center. Very interesting exhibits, animals, park information and wonderful gift shop. Educational and at the same time enjoyable. A little bit of everything for everyone.

Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Gatlinburg Trail begins at the end of Little River Road on the very western most end of Gatlinburg and terminates at the Sugarlands Visitor Center. The trail is virtually flat only gaining an elevation of 100 feet over its 1.9 mile length. This trail...More

Thank Bill P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best part of this 2 mile trail starts from the downtown side. The first mile is a quietish walk along the side the Cliff Branch “creek”. There are several areas to wade in the creek bed as well as small water falls and shallow...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had to walk 2 miles to get to the start of the 2 mile trail that you then turnaround on and walk back 2 miles to end/start of trail. There is a lot of shade and you can always take the trolley, which is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very easy trail along side a creek. The trail goes from the edge of Gatlinburg where the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance is to the Sugarlands Visitor Center. It is good for any age because it is level and has scenic...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I chose the Gatlinburg Trail because it was an easy "hike" and more importantly allowed dogs unlike 98% of the other trails in the Smokies. We ended turning back after about 45 minutes because when we realized we had somehow gotten on...More

1  Thank AdRemReviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

We took our 4 year old grandson on this trail, and he enjoyed it so much! Nothing slowed him down, and he enjoyed stopping along the way, throwing rocks in the nearby stream. Free Parking is limited on the Gatlinburg end, but more parking available...More

1  Thank Janice14
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We had heard of the Gatlinburg Trail, but could never find it. Then someone pointed it out to us, and it was very easy to find, can't believe that we overlooked this gem. If you park in the parking lot next to Cici's Pizza at...More

2  Thank naples-as
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

we have gone on the Gatlinburg trail 3 times now the most recent in November 2017 and have always been wowed by the views and scenery.

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a flat trail that follows the Little Pigeon River from the Sugarlands Visitor Center to Gatlinburg. It is 2 miles each way. The trail has a light covering of gravel and no steep areas. It is broad and two or more people can...More

2  Thank Papadoc529
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peninsulamike
18 February 2018|
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Response from Janet W | Reviewed this property |
This is a very easy trail. If you start at the trailhead at the end of River Road in Gatlinburg, it actually goes to the Sugarland Visitor Center. The wooded portion of the trail ends at the park maintenance facility... More
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Kjlumpkin
7 February 2018|
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Response from maddi911 | Reviewed this property |
No. It's just a quick tour through some great nature sites. It can be fit in to a day of several activities. Be prepared for Cades Cove if you go. It's about 30 min drive to get there and then the drive through Cades Cove... More
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Robyn A
4 December 2017|
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Response from rock o | Reviewed this property |
Yep, I'd be sure to use a leash.
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