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Address: 1 Cades Cove Loop Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37882
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+1 865-436-7318
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Inside the national park. Seasonal ranger-led programs. Indoor and outdoor...

Inside the national park. Seasonal ranger-led programs. Indoor and outdoor exhibits of Southern Mountain life and culture. Includes Cable Mill, a grist mill which operates spring through fall, the Becky Cable house, and other historic structures. Great Smoky Mountains Association bookstore and shop. Public restrooms.

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Cades Cove Visitor Center

The 11 mile road is a one way loop that will take you at least 4h to tour, but only if you stop at places. On Saturday and Wednesday morning no cars are allowed on the loop , only... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Dania Beach, Florida

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Dania Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The 11 mile road is a one way loop that will take you at least 4h to tour, but only if you stop at places. On Saturday and Wednesday morning no cars are allowed on the loop , only bicycles and foot traffic. I usually hike a trail per day with the family and then we stop at the Cades... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of fun gifts and well priced. Also has food and bathrooms. Worth a stop if you're visiting the cove

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to use the restroom and to buy a magnet. However we spent much more time than anticipated as we had fun exploring the buildings.

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Grafton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical offering of National Park souviners and snacks. Restrooms clean and well stocked, parking somewhat limited. Staff friendly and helpful!

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Oldsmar, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small area run by volunteers to answer questions about the Cove loop road and some of the things to see in the Cove.

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Lecanto, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has lots of interesting publications and rangers to answer questions and of course restroom facilities

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charlotte, nc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove the cades cove loop, It was a lovely day. Stopped at the gift shop, it was nice but did not have the grits we wanted (was going to get some for my mother on Mothers day). there were some turkey's out and heard someone saw a black bear with cubs.

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Spring City, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw a black bear! My first. It was awesome. The SMNP staff were very knowledgeable, kind and helpful!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great st for those that want information and advice about the Loop drive. There is information about the wildlife you may see and the preserved buildings. Well worth a stop.

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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Want to know what to expect? Need to get questions answered? This is a great place to read and learn about Cades Cove, stop for souvenirs as well as see what wildlife you can expect to encounter.

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