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Address: 107 Park Headquarters Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
Phone Number: (865) 436-1200
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A scenic valley filled with remnants of the old American pioneers.

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Peaceful escape

Cades Cove is a beautiful and peaceful drive back in time to the settlement of this area. You could spend hours taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding smokies and... read more

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cades Cove is a beautiful and peaceful drive back in time to the settlement of this area. You could spend hours taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding smokies and enjoying sightings of wildlife. We've seen deer, bears, turkey & horses on our several trips through the cove. There are several opportunities to stop and stretch your legs and explore... More 

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Thank Jeremy T
DeLand, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was amazing. Free too! Well I should say for a small donation you can drive through here. It takes a few hours to do, so pack some drinks and snacks. The views are truly incredible. We saw serve all set of dear and a coyote. There are old cabins and churches that you can walk through, as well as... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a bear sighting mission! We thought we'd have a better chance of a sighting if we went early. We started the drive around 10am and it was already busy. Actually it was bumper to bumper, and we got hung up in a couple of spots because there will always be people who can't follow directions. There a... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I like historic things and the outdoors. This was right up our alley. This is a self guided auto tour. You can purchase the tour guide book either at the Sugarlands Nature Center or at the entrance of Cades Cove. We bought the tour book because it goes more into depth about each stop/location along the way.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fill up your gas tank before you go. You will see every animal in the Smokies and all the old cabins. Both driving and walking trails are available. I can't tell you about it, you just have to see it. Just drop what you're doing and go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing , beautiful we enjoyed to see the deers at the valley , we like the old primitive constructions but the best was the Abram falls it's a long walk but was worthy because that place is beautiful !!! Love it !! So far the most beautiful falls we've been in the smoky mountains

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Thank Rachel A
Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to experience the way life was in the old days, this is the place, view deer and bear all along the trail, a Must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't able to see many animals due to the cold weather, but the views here are breathtaking! We are hoping to come back to the area in the fall to do this again! Definitely worth going to!

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Ellijay, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Cades Cove so many tmes. LOVE IT! Even if we didn't see any animals, we would continue to go there. So peaceful and tons of history. This trip we saw 7 bucks, as many if not more does, a coyote and tons of turkeys. Will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went early with very little wildlife. We then asked around and we were told right before sundown. Cades Cove came alive. My kids were on the edge of there seats the whole time. Bears, bear cubs, deer, Eagles. Just amazing

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