Newfound Gap Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.8
#3 of 13 in Scenic Drive in Tennessee
Traveling up and over the mountains, Newfound Gap Road will take you through fragrant forests of evergreen spruce and pine-oak, offering beautiful vistas along the way. The scenic roadway is the only one that goes through the park's center. Thanks to the visibly placed markers, you can easily locate popular, must-visit sites, such as Clingman's Dome--the park's highest point that provides panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains. If you plan to get out of the car, be prepared for significantly lower temperatures compared to the lowlands and bring a warm jacket. Use our Great Smoky Mountains National Park holiday tool to add Newfound Gap Road and other attractions to your Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation plans.
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  • This was really cool to be standing in two states at once, this is where NC& TN meet, your at an elevation of bout 5000 feet, it's definitely colder here than any other point on the map, we went to Ga...  more »
  • What a delight to travel along this road, almost every turn gave us another thrill of the river, wildflowers, the woods, dogwood, mountains. We stopped many times and never stopped smiling. Just so be...  more »
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  • Wow! What a view! The drive up was phenomenal, the entire time was spent admiring nature. Once you've arrived to the top, you are amazed by the stunning sight. The drive from Pigeon Forge to the mountain will be repeated...
  • It's a very good and stunning place . I suggest everyone to visit this place

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