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Address: 7 miles off US-441 on the Clingmans Dome Road, About 19.6 Miles from Sugarlands Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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The highest peak in the park.

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Amazing views of the Great Smoky Mountains

Clingmans Dome is a must see over look located on top of route 441 near New Found Gap. Be aware that this area closes down for the winter because of the unpredictable weather in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Gainesville, Georgia
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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clingmans Dome is a must see over look located on top of route 441 near New Found Gap. Be aware that this area closes down for the winter because of the unpredictable weather in this area. Currently it is closed and will reopen in the spring. Not sure when it reopens. Maybe Google it and it will have the info.... More 

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Roseau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't actually make it to Clingman's dome but I wanted to warn others - the morning we planned to visit in mid October was very cold and the road to Clingman's Dome was CLOSED! They had snow and ice overnight so I don't blame them for closing the road but keep that in mind when you are vacationing in... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazaning view and the way to reach there. Make sure you have a good weather around when you reach there..fall is the best time.

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Independence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from Clingman's Dome really is one of the most breathtaking sights I have ever seen. It is a LONG, windy drive to the top, but it is worth it. The first time I was there back in 2012 it was an early morning in the summer and there was hardly anyone else there besides my girlfriend and I.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Clingmans Dome is about the shortest hike that will give you the most height for a great view in the park. The observation tower gives you a 360-degree view of the Smokies. Just gorgeous. The trail is paved the whole way up. I would be cautious about taking a stroller because it's so steep. I put my baby in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We were there the Sunday before the wildfire spread. It's sad to think the view will never be the same. The walk was steep going up but not unbearable and well worth it. I cannot say enough good things about Gatlinburg and the Smokies!

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Watertown, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I would have given it 5 stars except for the horrible parking situation. Smokey Mountain National Park definitely needs to address the parking. We arrived before 10 am and There was not enough parking. As we were leaving it was more crowded and and vehicles were parking illegally in the parking lot and unsafely on the side of the road... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We chose to visit Clingmans Dome so we could see one of the tallest mountains east of the Mississippi River. As well as it's proximity to Kodak, Tennessee where we were visiting family. We visited on black friday and this location was packed. Many people had to park along road as parking lot was full. Luckily there were many restrooms... More 

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Grandville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The hike up to the tower was a bit taxing on my family (kids 5,7,9,) but I would guess that was more because of the cold and blustery winds. We visited the week of Thanksgiving. Once we did get to the top of the tower, we looked out as quickly as possible because the winds were so brutal! But I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is the highest point in the Smokey Mountains for miles around. To get to the top, there is a 1/2 mile walk from the parking lot to the base of the tower. The walk is paved, but very steep. Keep in mind that it is not only steep, but the elevation is over 6,000 feet. Also dress appropriately. The... More 

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