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We traveled to the Great Smoky Mountains early Oct 2018. Newfound Gap Road was the second journey we took outside of Gatlinburg. It's curvy and takes you up into the mountains where you can meet up with the Appalachian Trail or take a Chimney Tops...More
We went through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on our way north. We took Newfound Gap Road from Cherokee to Gatlinburg. It was a nice beautiful leisurely drive through the park. It mostly a lot of trees, but a great view of the river....More
There is plenty of parking at this trail access. The trail here consists of the Newfound Gap trailhead and the AT trailhead. The Newfound Gap trailhead leads to Clingmans Dome. The AT trailhead is 1000+ miles which lead to Maine.
The drive on Newfound Gap Road is an amazing adventure with breathtaking views around every bend. There are plenty of wonderful places to pull off for hiking, picnics, photo opportunities or just to simply soak in all of God's natural splendor.