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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-693-5739
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Nice View of the town

This overlook is very pretty. You can see Gatlinburg fro the overlook and it is a spectacular view. Each season brings a new view. When there is a small snow dusting it is awesome... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
danamc01
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Branchville, South Carolina
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Branchville, South Carolina
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This overlook is very pretty. You can see Gatlinburg fro the overlook and it is a spectacular view. Each season brings a new view. When there is a small snow dusting it is awesome to see.

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Tennessee
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the short drive to the scenic overlook to view Gatlinburg from above. I'm an avid photographer and found numerous subjects to capture with my camera. Great place to take in the entire area around Gatlinburg.

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Paw Paw, Michigan
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Appalachian Mountains, for they have a distinct character to them. Don't get me wrong, I haven't had my fill of dramatic contours and jagged rocks piercing the sky like the ones you see in the Rockies. However, the super tall hills you see in the Smokies are all covered in green and have soft, calming shapes to... More 

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Thank Erin N
Sevierville, Tennessee, USA
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119 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The overlook provides sights of the town of Gatlinburg and the surrounding mountains. The views change depending on the weather. And they often change in minutes.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can change your route and travel through this scenic road, do it. It is well worth it. The view is fantastic

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Mount Dora, FL
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180 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to pull in for a quick view of Gatlinburg from the top. Easy to access and free to everyone. A fun stop to add to a Gatlinburg or Smoky Mountain National Park visit.

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Bean Station, Tennessee
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! Getting to the top of this majestic mountain was well worth the drive when you see what you have happened upon. What a wonderful view. The parking lot is spacious and well maintained. A great place for the perfect photo. Come and enjoy!!

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Ball Ground, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All I can say is WOW! The views are unreal and the best part is that there are no stop signs or traffic. All you hear is the sounds of nature and the beautiful land scape.

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Thank Karen T
INVERNESS
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49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a view. This is a must see for anyone traveling thru Gatlinburg. It is really breathtaking. It really makes you appreciate nature and beauty at its finest. Worth the stop.

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Indiana
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64 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was cold and cloudy the day we were here. But, it was a nice view and I got some good pics for it being in January.

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