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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

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Address: Gatlinburg By-Pass, Gatlinburg, TN
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Gatlinburg Overlook is located on the Gatlinburg Bypass which runs...

The Gatlinburg Overlook is located on the Gatlinburg Bypass which runs between the Gatlinburg Spur and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Gatlinburg Spur runs between Pigeon Forge TN and Gatlinburg. The Bypass is accessible from the Spur or from the National Park.

There are four parking areas on the Bypass. You can exit your vehicle and take in the views. We recommend the 2nd and 3rd parking areas.

From the overlooks, you will see the entire town of Gatlinburg with its majestic mountain backdrop.

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It is simply picturesque...no words can describe how beautiful this view is of the TN mountains and the town below. A must see

Reviewed 12 October 2016
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Henry, Virginia
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Henry, Virginia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It is simply picturesque...no words can describe how beautiful this view is of the TN mountains and the town below. A must see

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Clayton, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Taking the bypass from Pigeon Forge to the Great Smoky Mountains one would take the by pass if you don't need anything in town. Anyone who frequents the area knows to stay out of this little town unless you are eating or shopping, the traffic can be horrendous! But the bypass will treat you to so outstanding views along the... More 

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Missouri
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Easy access, FREE, and gorgeous views. The mountains are so beautiful and this is a big panoramic view! Must see!

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I'd definitely recommend hiking in the Smokies for anyone who can, but for those that can't or those that just want a great view of Gatlinburg and the mountains this is the place to go. It's just a few minutes from town and well worth the drive.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and stop by here on the Gatlinburg bypass. This is the best place outside the park to see the how high the mountains really are. This is a must do.

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Loris, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful I recommend all visit this spot..It is worth the stop just to look at the view if you don't take a photo.

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We always stop to enjoy the view. Beautiful scenery and a great spot in general. I recommend taking the time to stop.

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Concord, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great views. Take the time and enjoy the beauty God created! Slow down and enjoy it. You will not be disappointed!

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a must on a nice day! Breathtaking view. Don't skip out if you're second thinking if it's worth to fit in.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This area can take your breath away with its beauty. Gatlinburg sits down in the valley and the view reminds you of a Swiss Alps view with the village below. You can literally see for miles. A must see, especially if you like to take photos.

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