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Gatlinburg Trail

Sugarlands Visitor Center, Gatlinburg, TN
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Nice way to walk off turkey

Went to the trail during thanksgiving week. The drive from Gatlinburg can take some time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Todd W
Katy, Texas
Awesome trail for your furbabies!

Our two pups loved this trail so much. Nice couple took our family picture by the Smoky Mtn sign... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
macon, ga
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Sugarlands Visitor Center, Gatlinburg, TN
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to the trail during thanksgiving week. The drive from Gatlinburg can take some time, especially if you get behind a driver that is scared of curvy roads. Once their, it can be quite busy. We parked outside of the park and walked in. Nice...More

Thank Todd W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our two pups loved this trail so much. Nice couple took our family picture by the Smoky Mtn sign for our Christmas card picture this year. Beautiful walk by the river. Started one hike from the River St entrance and hiked again from the Sugarlands...More

Thank dogmom719
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked this trail all the way from the Sugarlands visitor center to Gatlinburg and back (roundtrip). We did this because this was one of only 2 trails in the entire national park that allows pets. We walked with our dog who had a blast...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trail is easily accessed from Newfound Gap road in Gatlinburg. This two mile hike to Sugarlands visitor center is mostly flat and well maintained. Trail runs through the woods along the river. Very scenic and relaxing. Just off the trail is Cataract Falls which...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walk this trail to enjoy the water and the scenery. It is quiet and relaxing. We take it from Gatlinburg to Sugarlands Visitor Center and then back to Gatlinburg. It's a good walk and an easy way to get steps in. We also stop...More

Thank crystalm37
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So close to the visitor center and I didn't think it would be fun when it was suggested to me, but it was a lot of fun and the little falls was beautiful.

Thank E8015NOrebeccag
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Trail begins at the Sugarlands Visitor Canter. Multiple trails and lengths offered. I was actually married at the Cataract Falls. Although no longer with her, I still enjoy my visits at the falls. Very relaxing and peaceful

2  Thank styxxx2k10
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This trail is a relatively short walk with little to no elevation change. Great first “hike” for families to see how little ones handle a walk in the woods. Part of trail follows a river with a small bridge over the water. Trail starts at...More

Thank ardentfan
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Easy hike along the river. Great water views and lots of dogs along the way.You can hike the whole way to the visitor center or turn around and go back if you want a shorter hike. Lots of shade.

Thank Missy S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

From Gatlinburg OR Sugarland Visitor Center the round trip along Little Pigeon River has many photo ops!!! Dog friendly (clean up after them) and is bike friendly as well. Watch for the short side trail to the Smoky Mountains sign (there is a post to...More

Thank tmail54
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Robyn A
4 December 2017|
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Response from Sue N | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are on a leash, dogs are permitted.
18 June 2017|
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Response from VicnLel R | Reviewed this property |
You can, but we did not. We parked at the other end of the trail. There is an entrance and small parking area near town. We walked back toward the Visitors Center. Very nice trail suitable for first time and "out of shape... More
10 June 2017|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Jani P. It really doesn't appear wide enough to have been a Road for motorized vehicles, but may have worked for horses.