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Address: Between Sugarlands and Oconoluftee, 13.2 MIles from Sugarlands Visitor Center is the state line marker overlook, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Beautiful drive

Beautiful drive for viewing the mountains and scenery. There were plenty of pull offs and parking lots along the way up and down to stop and get out for pictures and viewing... read more

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful drive for viewing the mountains and scenery. There were plenty of pull offs and parking lots along the way up and down to stop and get out for pictures and viewing. Plenty of walking/hiking trails to do as well. The view from the top was amazing.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took a cool spring drive through this path. What a beautiful view at the top!. We had a picnic lunch at the picnic area near the mountain stream. What a gorgeous spot! Take your camera! There are pull-over spots everywhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice drive, we enjoyed stopping by and enjoying the creeks and being around trees was very relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have spent many vacations in the Smoky Mountains and love to travel through the Gap. It is a beautiful drive that we make multiple times during each trip. We usually bring a picnic lunch and find a picnic area along the way to have lunch and enjoy the creek.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

One of the absolute premier drives in the entire national park system as you steadily continue to gain in elevation on your way to Newfound Gap on the TN/NC line (where President Franklin Roosevelt gave a speech dedicating the GSMNP). Take the time to enjoy not only the scenic views (looking up to the tops of the mountians when dirving... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

We fell in love with Newfound Gap Road. So much that we spent two days enjoying the views, playing near the creek, catching salamanders along the water, breathing the clean air, and taking in all that the smoky mountains offered. A must drive!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

We drove up early on a Saturday morning to see Clingman's Dome but that was closed due to snow and ice. We found a great alternative hiking the Alum Cave Trail, lucky to find a parking spot. By the time we were done with our hike, the road was PACKED! We hoped to go to Chimney Tops but there was... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

This is a beautiful drive through the Smokies. It is the primary road in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Be sure to stop at Newfound Gap overlook and walk up on the stone overlook. I am almost 70 years old and have many happy memories from going to the Smokies and stopping at the Newfound Gap. Most of the... More 

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Opelika, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Visited over the New Years weekend and we were fortunate enough to see a little snow! The viewing platform has access to a nice restroom facility and is the entrance to multiple trail heads including the one to Charlie's bunion , a must see in the park!

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Absolutely amazing picture opportunities! Indescribable feelings looking at this beautiful piece of our country! Definitely an area to keep a close eye on children. Our 2 1/2 year old had his little monkey backpack leash on the whole time!

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