Places To Go

  • A building with many windows and a stone chimney. A grassy lawn with yellow flowers is in front.
    Visitor Centers

    Get your questions answered at Cades Cove, Sugarlands, Oconaluftee, or Clingmans Dome.

  • A clear foreground of yellow flowers in a meadow with an unfocused backdrop of a mountain
    Cades Cove

    Allow three to four hours to leisurely wind through Tennessee's Cades Cove in your vehicle, enjoying wildlife and historic structures.

  • Bright green bushes and dark green trees in the foreground of rolling mountains under patchy clouds
    Newfound Gap

    Enjoy stunning views and stand in both North Carolina and Tennessee at the same time at Newfound Gap.

  • Mountains stretch to the far horizon in the view from the observation tower at Clingmans Dome.
    Clingmans Dome

    Tennessee's Clingmans Dome is the highest peak in the park and offers spectacular 360° views of the Smokies and beyond.

  • A wooden barn in a grassy field below a cloudy sky alongside a gravel road
    Cataloochee Valley

    North Carolina's Cataloochee Valley is the best place in the park to see historic buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • A waterfall cascading down rocks, some with moss and greenery. Green trees surround the falls.
    Deep Creek

    North Carolina's Deep Creek area is celebrated for its streams and waterfalls.

  • Log structures in the background of a fenced in garden of green plants.
    Mountain Farm Museum

    A collection of historic log buildings gathered from throughout the Smokies is preserved on a single site on the park's North Carolina side.

  • A bending roadway rail in the foreground of a blue-green colored mountain view
    Foothills Parkway

    Split into multiple sections, the Foothills Parkway provides unique views of the Great Smoky Mountains.

  • A pink historic building with a large cobblestone chimney and teal shutters. A background of trees.
    Elkmont Area

    Witness historic cabins, summer homes, stables, and hotels built in Tennessee in the early 1910s and 1920s.

  • A small, rustic, faded log cabin near a creek surrounded by rocks and greenery
    Roaring Fork

    Tennessee's narrow, winding Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail invites you to slow down and enjoy the forest and historic buildings.

Last updated: August 20, 2022

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Gatlinburg, TN 37738



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