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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

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Address: 765 Parkway, Center of town at traffic light # 7, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3205
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+1 865-436-4307
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Great view

So sad that this location is no longer up and running due to the fire. Had a great view up and down the mountain.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Ashley H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So sad that this location is no longer up and running due to the fire. Had a great view up and down the mountain.

Thank Ashley H
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was scared to try it the first time. Once I got on it and saw the scenery it wasn't bad at all. Been on it several times since the 1st time I took that chance. The scenery was great.

Thank momofinfant
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from our first trip since the fires. Sad to see that this has been shut down due to the fire damage. It does look like they are working hard to get it going again, maybe by this summer.

Thank Shelly B
Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing way to view the area. The operator is very knowledgeable about the geography. The wait time is very short compared to many attractions.

Thank cslynch2017
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in this with my daughter,even though I am deathly afraid of heights! Nice views, a little pricey though considering the ride isnt as long as i thought it would.Your feet are never more than like 5 ft from the ground,so you dont feel completely helpless But,I didnt like how they MAKE you get off the ride at the... More 

Thank KaciSuperMom
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this has the best picture taking spot while on the ride that I still look at on a weekly basis in our house

Thank webbsyght
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite thing to do when we come to Gatlinburg. The ride up is amazing and the views on the way down are spectacular. Breaks my heart that it is closed now for repairs.

Thank Joy G
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Sky lift you can see all over the Smokies Mountians from the top.. The ride up is so much fun...been doing it for years. they have a little place at the top you can buy snacks..we ride this just about every time we visit Gatlinburg..A family tradition...Great value

Thank patriciat789
Clemmons, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing ride. Looks intimidating from the street but very cool. A little expensive but you can take some great pics the entire way and views from the top are beautiful!!

Thank Jim R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I loved this experience. The view is beautiful & definitely get yourself a picture from them, we bought the keychain!

Thank Jessica K

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