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Address: 716 Parkway, Suite 210, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (Formerly Fort Fun)
Phone Number:
+1 865-436-2326
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Gatlin's is the place to be for families looking for exciting attractions...

Gatlin's is the place to be for families looking for exciting attractions in the heart of Gatlinburg. We offer NINE activities for ONE LOW PRICE! We feature TWO serene, award-winning miniature golf courses located on a beautiful, landscaped hillside. As you play the timeless game, learn about the history of Gatlinburg. Fort Fun also offers the unique experience of playing miniature golf under the sea with the Indoor BlackLight Golf Course. Test your skills at Gatlinburg's largest Laser Tag arena! With a 3,000 square feet arena featuring interactive sentry pods and home bases, you will find out who the sharpshooters are in your group! Bounce your way around our electric bumper car arena! Fun for all ages, bump and bash your family and friends, all in good fun of course! Think you are up for the Venturer Motion Ride? Hold on tight as you ride the wildest motion simulator in Gatlinburg! To top it all off, pan for gems like old-timey miners with our souvenir activity: Gem Mining-15-17 gem stones guaranteed in every bag!

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Older putt course but fun

We played putt putt and did laser tag. The course was older and had some age marks, but was fun and took about an hour. Price wasn't too expensive. The laser tag was not as fun... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 20, 2016
jerseygirl117
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an absolute blast with my friends. Staff was more the knowledgeable and accommodating. I've tried a few escape rooms around the East Tennessee and Gatlins is the best I've seen by far. It's not just trying to get out of a 10x10 room. There are multiple room, challenging but "doable" puzzles, and teamwork is absolutely required. I'd say 5... More 

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Thank Evan C
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Evan, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are excited that you enjoyed your adventure through our brand new escape game, The Legend of Atlantis! We have several more escape rooms coming very soon and as you saw, we are in the process of a complete renovation of our facilities which will... More 

Smyrna, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! This escape game is by far one of the best we have ever attempted! More tech than lock and key or combination lock! Attention to detail is amazing. Décor is top notch. The cost reflects that, but you get what you pay for. Although we did not escape - a few more minutes and we would have - it... More 

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Thank room121
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to leave feedback here on TripAdvisor! As you mentioned in your review header, we are in the process of rebranding and a complete facilities overhaul and will be adding lots of exciting new things for Spring including a completely rebuilt laser tag arena, the addition of a laser... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We played putt putt and did laser tag. The course was older and had some age marks, but was fun and took about an hour. Price wasn't too expensive. The laser tag was not as fun bc there were only 2 of us playing.

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Thank jerseygirl117
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us while you were in Gatlinburg! We are happy that you found good value in our pricing and that you enjoyed yourselves while you were here. Please come back and visit us the next time you are in the Smokies! More 

Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We had been looking for a place to mini golf. We got finished in the park kind of early and neither of us really wanted to sit in the hotel looking at the walls so we went for a walk and stumbled across this. You had two 18 hole courses Old Mountain Trail Course or the Old Town Square course... More 

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Thank tinkerbsb
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor after your visit. We are excited to see that you enjoyed yourselves on our outdoor mini golf courses! Hopefully you will visit us again the next time you are in the Smokies. Until then, thank you for your visit as well as your feedback. Sincerely, Marc More 

Margate, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

This is a great fun place. You can play two 18 hole courses; Old Town Square or Old Mountain Trail and a 9 hole indoor course. Outside you climb up and down the hill side with stands providing an old photograph and history of the area as you proceed along. Inside is most odd as you play under ultra violet... More 

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Thank Ken N
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Ken, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so excited that you chose to spend some time with us while you were in the Smokies and that you found our mini golf courses to be enjoyable! We take a great deal of pride in our facility and always love hearing from folks like you that have such... More 

Freeport, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

As others have said this is not a good deal if you are planning on coming here once. With the passes they sell, it becomes much more worthwhile if you plan on coming back several times but $12 for a round of mini-golf is just too much. As for the mini-golf course, I wasn't really impressed. The holes were not... More 

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Thank Andy3838
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fort Fun while you were in Gatlinburg! We are excited that you chose to spend time with us, but regret that you did not take advantage of one of our multiple activity passes. Our single activity price is in line with our competitors, but what separates us from them is our pass pricing. For only $5... More 

Athens, Georgia
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This course is in the heart of Gatlinburg and built on a large, steep hillside. Looks are deceiving and you really don't notice the climb while on the course. There's a few larger stair cases but most are small and the elevation change is not an issue. The course is laid out well and has some good mini golf challenges... More 

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Thank Brett M
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Brett, Thank you for choosing to spend time at Fort Fun while you were in Gatlinburg! We are excited to see that you enjoyed your time with us and found good value in our pricing structure. We hope that you'll come back again the next time you are in the Smokies! Thanks again for your business as well as for... More 

London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We weren't short of things to do in Gatlinburg but we do always enjoy a good round of crazy golf so we chose to come here. The price for one game was quite steep but it becomes better value as soon as you do more than one activity. The course itself looks like it has seen better days but it... More 

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Thank LSaunders91
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fort Fun while you were in the Smokies! We are excited that you enjoyed yourselves playing our award winning, hillside outdoor mini golf course. As you noticed, our pricing structure favors participating in multiple activities while you are here. If you're in Gatlinburg again, perhaps you would enjoy our "Unlimited Golf for $16.99" pass which allows... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

If you love to play mini golf, this is your place. You can get unlimited golf for up to 10 days for $16.99 per person. They have 2 18 hole outdoor courses and a 9 hole course inside. Lots of other options are available with their Pick 6 like bumper cars, laser tag, etc. Check them out in Reagan Terrace.... More 

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Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend time with us while you were in Gatlinburg! We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your visit and that you took advantage of our Unlimited Golf pass! It's truly the best golfing deal in Gatlinburg! We hope that you'll come back again the next time you are in the Smokies. Until then,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Played the black light mini golf with my wife. IT IS ONLY 9 HOLES and it cost us $12 each. Totally not worth it. Maybe doing a pass and playing several courses might be worth it but not just the black light.

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Thank Matthew H
Marc N, Director of Operations at Gatlin's, responded to this review

Matthew, Thank you for visiting Fort Fun! We are happy that you enjoyed yourself on our backlight golf course but are disappointed that you were left feeling as if you hadn't received good value for your money. As you mentioned, the best deals fall within our package pricing. For example, you opted for a single activity at $11.99 per person.... More 

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