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Tail of the Dragon

US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
+1 800-768-7129
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Ride your bones!

Eleven miles of blacktop nirvana! Glied through the curved ribbon as you pass through shady forest... read more

Reviewed today
Wunder3
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Nice day of riding

Group of 7 vehicles mixed with with bikes & convertibles..we had a fun day & glad we did it to say... read more

Reviewed yesterday
GrandmaGigib
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  • Average5%
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US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
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Reviewed today via mobile

Eleven miles of blacktop nirvana! Glied through the curved ribbon as you pass through shady forest and by blue reservoir-but beware at The Gap there be Dragons!

Thank Wunder3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Group of 7 vehicles mixed with with bikes & convertibles..we had a fun day & glad we did it to say we did.. but actually followed a river path whole way top of Smokeys just outside Gatlinburg that was even more amazing views & without...More

Thank GrandmaGigib
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome ride started over the Foothills Parkway Road to the dragon and finish the ride over cherohala Skyway great Mountain views, and always a good fun ride, good food and Shop Deals Gap, everyone needs to travel the Dragon if you have any motorcycle skills

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to ride an good food an shopping the people are very nice an if your on your bike an purchase something to large to carry they will ship it

Thank Mem1960
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone that rides knows about this 11 mile stretch with 318 curves. We hit it perfectly by entering West to East on Friday, July 21 around 6:30 pm. The speedsters were gone so there was no pressure to ride beyond my limits. Pulled over twice...More

Thank Stan V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you ride a motorcycle, and are confident in your skill level, then you have to ride the dragon. My best shirt sums it up. 318/11. A must do in every riders life time. Just make sure your ready and are not stupid on this...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hwy 21 north of Deals Gap, NC is an amazing road with 318 curves in 11 miles. It is a technically challenging road if you try to make any time at all and is frequented by both casual and more aggressive drivers and riders. STAY...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A thrill of a ride. We did the ride 5 times in 2 days. Also a great location for sight seeing. Mountains and lakes are spectacular.

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best driving Rollercoaster in the world!! 318 curves within 11 miles so grab the steering wheel and let's drive!!

Thank Christy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to ride the Tail of the Dragon with my friends. 39 motorcycles, 60 people. We had a great time!!!

Thank Debbie J
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Tlewis0604
23 May 2017|
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Response from sjmdove1 | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of places you can wait. On the (west)Tennessee side there are no amenities. On the (east) side at Deals Gap, NC there is a nice place to stay with a gift shop and a small restaurant and motel. I rode it... More
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tmt444
17 February 2017|
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Response from Pizmar007 | Reviewed this property |
Super crowded! But, it is designed to handle literally hundreds of bikers. Not so much for cars/trucks though. The Cafe and Shop staff can move people along. Generally, the crowd isn't s problem and if you are a Biker it's... More
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Virginia B
20 March 2016|
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Response from SPTravlr | Reviewed this property |
17548 Tapoco Road, Robbinsville, NC 28771 is at the bottom of the Tail. It will take about 1 hr 50 minutes to drive from Gatlinburg.
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