Clingmans Dome Road
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Beautiful panaramic views of the Smokies. This road gives you access to the highest point in the smokes, 6643 feet above sea level. Observation tower at the top, many pullouts and overlooks, and several short walks into the Appalachian high country. highly recommended.
Highest point in the GSMNP with views to make you swoon! The dome was designed by locally famous architect, Hubert Bebb, who also designed the Sunsphere for the 1982 Knoxville World’s Fair.
This is the highest mountain in the Smokies and located half in Tennessee and half in North Carolina. It is a favorite must see spot in the GSMNP. The half mile hike from the parking area to the observation tower can be strenuous. However the views of the mountains from the observation tower are…
The Clingmans Dome hike is fully-paved and only half a mile. However, the steep gradient combined with the high altitude may make the hike too strenuous for the elderly or those out of shape. At the summit, hikers are greeted with incredible views of the Smoky Mountains National Park below them.
Highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and also a great place to watch a sunset