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Address: Rte. 441, Enter from stoplight 8 at Airport Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37783
Phone Number: (865) 436-1200
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Very nice drive

You access this trail from Gatlinburg. It is a very nice drive with very interesting 19th century buildings to see. It is very pretty. You can take a long walk or a short... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Decatur, Illinois

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You access this trail from Gatlinburg. It is a very nice drive with very interesting 19th century buildings to see. It is very pretty. You can take a long walk or a short stroll. It is a very relaxing place to visit.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you don't have time to, for example, drive to Cherokee or Cade's cove, this is a nice alternative with access in Gatlinburg. There are trails, waterfalls; however rain and walking distance to some kept us in the car. Look for a creek toward the exit(it's one way) on the right. "Mysterious" rocks stacked on top of larger ones in... More 

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Sumiton, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful! Gatlinburg want crowded at all. Temperature was a little warmer than I expected, but we had beautiful sunsets.

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Hagerstown, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of ups and downs twists and turns - lots of spots Along the way to get out and hike- enjoyed it throughly

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found it late in the day and drove it in the dark. It is a beautiful drive and we had a great time.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The path travels along the river/creek and is beautiful. Lots of trees and wildlife scurrying about. It's a narrow paved road but it is one way. Would be great on a motorcycle or jeep. We accessed the Grotto Falls from a trailhead located on the top of this road.

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Collinsville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had fun but it's a bit of a hall so bring good shoes and water or u will b sorry. Very tired after it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the first and favorite drives in the national park. We went early in the morning and it was fairly quiet but by late morning there were a lot more people. We saw a younger bear walking along the road. We parked and hiked to grotto falls.

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Corner, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one way motor drive that is full of beautiful scenery, many trails & nature, worth the drive, plenty of places to pull off & explore without blocking the road for others

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Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One way slow drive through beautiful scenery. Places to stop so see falls and old buildings. Begins in Gatlinburg, make sure you get directions on where the drive begins.

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