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heintooga roundbottom road

If i am coming from gatlinburg could someone give me step by step directions to get to the driving trail heintooga roundbottom road.Since cades cove and roaring fork will both be closed when im there i thought id give this a try.

thx ahead of time,junktruck

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1. Re: heintooga roundbottom road


Head southwest on Parkway/TN-71 S/US-441 S toward School Dr

Continue to follow TN-71 S/US-441 S

About 8 mins

go 7.1 mi

total 7.1 mi

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Turn left to stay on TN-71 S/US-441 S

Continue to follow US-441 S

Entering North Carolina

About 31 mins

go 24.8 mi

total 31.9 mi


Turn left at Blue Ridge Pkwy

About 16 mins

go 8.1 mi

total 40.0 mi


Turn right to stay on Blue Ridge Pkwy

About 5 mins

go 2.6 mi

total 42.6 mi


Turn left at Heintooga Ridge Rd

This road may be seasonally closed

About 9 mins

go 3.6 mi

total 46.3 mi


Turn left to stay on Heintooga Ridge Rd

This road may be seasonally closed

About 12 mins

go 4.8 mi

total 51.1 mi


Turn left

go 144 ft

total 51.1 mi

Total: 51.1 mi – about 1 hour 21 mins

Balsam Mountain Campground

Balsam Mountain Campground, Waynesville, North Carolina 28785, 28785‎

total 0.0 mi


Head northwest toward Heintooga Ridge Rd

go 144 ft

total 144 ft


Turn left at Heintooga Ridge Rd

This road may be seasonally closed

About 1 min

go 0.5 mi

total 0.5 mi


Heintooga Ridge Rd turns right and becomes Balsam Mountain Rd

This road may be seasonally closed

About 1 hour 3 mins

Nashville, TN
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2. Re: heintooga roundbottom road

Bluecuzco is correct about the roads possibly being seasonally closed. Balsam Mountain and Heintooga Ridge Road will open May 28th. I enjoyed traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway to Asheville, NC. Be aware of the weather because they will close sections of the Parkway normally because of snow or ice in the upper elevations.


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