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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-693-5739

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Blue Mist Mountains

Saw a bear, a beaver, wild turkey and deer ran by... I recommend not to go when its Summer....too hot for the animals to really run around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Sandy K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Saw a bear, a beaver, wild turkey and deer ran by... I recommend not to go when its Summer....too hot for the animals to really run around.

Thank Sandy K
Adel, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

🐧We always stop here and take pics. 🐻 No matter the season it's worth the stop, both night and day. 🚡

Thank clh4596
Somerset, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful scenery but not to many pull over areas. Driver needs to keep eyes on road as very curvy roads. Signage was poor. Distance between roads signs is far apart and needs to be improved. Visitor center well staffed and very helpful.Between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge plenty of places to stay but recommend Gatlinberg.

Thank Art1024
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bypass gets you off the parkway traffic in Gatlinburg and there are two spots to park with great mountain views. It's worth stopping to take pictures.

Thank TwoPawsUp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful view, but would be amazing on a day with no haze or clouds. Any view of the mountains is beautiful but when the leaves start changing they are stunning.

Thank Benny C
Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

title states it all except the drive up to this view pint is tight and very curvy. be careful of turning into this spot as others may not see you coming/going up the mountain, but the view is worth it.

Thank Noel E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The views are incredible! It's one thing to see on the Internet, it's another to be there in person and hearing the sounds! Listening to the wind watching the trees move and seeing the beautiful sun up around the mountains! Fantastic.

Thank Zachary B
Concord, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We truly enjoyed seeing the views and scenery. The weather was perfect and it was not too crowded. There were plenty of spots to stop and take photos. The air was clean and crisp.

Thank Kenwood1989
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped for a bit on the way to Laurel Falls; Park here and walk to the falls due to shortage of parking.

Thank Sowmyalakshmi T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must stop and see. Breathtaking and beautiful. Take lots of pictures. It is unreal you can see so much.

Thank Karen W

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