Little River Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.9
#5 of 13 in Scenic Drive in Tennessee
Passing a series of small waterfalls, Little River Road twists and turns along the riverbank offering great photographic opportunities. This scenic mountain road stretches for 29 km (18 mi) connecting the visitor's center near Gatlinburg with Cades Cove. Take advantage of the low speed limit to slow down and soak in the views or pull over and snap a few pictures, hike, picnic, fish, or swim. Note that the cliff face gets very close to the road in some portions, so drive carefully, especially if you own an RV or a larger vehicle. To visit Little River Road on your trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, use our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker website .
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  • The Little River Road is the only connector from the Gatlinburg side of the Smokies, to the other end at Cade’s Cove: And it is literally the only way to go. But it’s not without some noteworthy scene...  more »
  • By the campground is the trail...it is wide and follows the river ...some beautiful streams and remains of an old village...a great walk!  more »

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