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Chimneys Picnic Area

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When ever we are on vacation here, we always spend at least one evening here cooking dinner. Grills... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John B
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Family Tradition

My family has been visiting the Chimneys Picnic area for decades now. It has become sort of a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
daisyferret1
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When ever we are on vacation here, we always spend at least one evening here cooking dinner. Grills and table areas are nice. Great trails for sightseeing. Highly recommended going.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family has been visiting the Chimneys Picnic area for decades now. It has become sort of a family tradition. I went with my Mom and Grandma as a kid. Then I started taking my husband. Now we take our own kids. We stop at...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened to stop here because we saw a sign while looking for a place to eat our picnic lunch. This is a very nice picnic area set up similar to a campground where you can pull your car in to your own area with...More

1  Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a picnic! The kids played in the river and loved it! It was a very pretty. peaceful and fun place to spend the afternoon!! Highly recommend!!

1  Thank Shanon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easiest way to find this place is to look it up on google maps and get directions from there, or to follow directions from the National park’s website (look it up under picnic areas). In the summer it starts getting busy around lunchtime, so if...More

1  Thank DRroadrunner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard that this was a neat place to bring the kids. It was stunning!! We arrived early...around 930am and were the second family to arrive. There are a ton of picnic tables and a restroom. My teens LOVED climbing on the rocks. Be sure...More

1  Thank mtt1220
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a day trip to Clingmans dome and we had planned to stop here for a picnic, but due to storms and heavy rain in the area that morning the picnic area was closed on our way up the mountain, however on the...More

Thank lovesmygirls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted to find this picnic area in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park! The views were beautiful and the sounds of the rushing river were refreshing. It was also a treat to enjoy flush toilets and running water after hiking most of the...More

1  Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here to have lunch, and it was very nice. Cool, shady and quiet. We didn't see any wildlife, but there were a bunch of people around.

Thank Bob67215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot for a picnic. Easy to get to and close to downtown Gatlinburg. Plenty of spots to picnic down by the water.

Thank Brian D
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sedhaven
July 18, 2018|
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Response from onego2001 | Reviewed this property |
Elevation: Around 2800'. Just a few miles from downtown Gatlinburg.
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Annsims
May 23, 2018|
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Response from H_Winchester1219 | Reviewed this property |
Hey Annsims; I'd say roughly 25 miles or so but the speed limit is lower so it may take 45 mins or more to get there. Totally worth it though!
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skilodgevb
May 2, 2018|
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the Chimneys Picnic area is open now.
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