The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is slowly reopening areas that include favorites like Cades Cove and Newfound Gap Road. In addition to these scenic areas, the Chimney Tops picnic area, Metcalf Bottoms picnic area, and the picnic areas of Cades Cove were also opened for public use. Grab a cooler and load up the car, because the great outdoors is waiting for you!
Which Attractions in the Smoky Mountains Are Open?
If you’re a fan of The Island in Pigeon Forge than get excited! Excluding the tram and ropes course, The Island is fully open! Guests are asked to practice social distancing while enjoying the amenities but can enjoy the shops, restaurants, and attractions. Island employees are taking extra measures, including enhanced sanitizing, to ensure the safety of their guests. Crave Golf Club, Parrot Mountains, Fun Stop Action Center, Speed Zone Fun Park, Adventure Bluff, Paula Deens Lumberjack Adventure, Top Jump Trampoline Center, and The Track are other Pigeon Forge businesses open for visitors to enjoy.
Many Pigeon Forge restaurants are open and serving their guests. Some are open for take out service only while others are open for dine-in eating with social distancing seating. To view a complete list of Pigeon Forge business openings, visit the chamber of commerce website here.
In addition to Pigeon Forge attractions that are open, enjoy Gatlin’s Escape Games and Mini Golf, Hillbilly Mini Golf, Smoky Mountain Adventures, and Smoky Mountain Angler in Gatlinburg. On May 14th, Gatlinburg Space Needle and Arcadia will reopen. As in Pigeon Forge, many Gatlinburg retail shops are open for business.
Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals at the Great Smoky Mountains Doorstep
Alpine Mountain Chalets can’t wait to say hi! We’ve taken extra precautions for our guests and look forward to serving you. Many of our cabins are located just minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance and downtown Gatlinburg. Loaded with fun amenities like game rooms and hot tubs, and with plenty of ways to enjoy nature and fresh air, our cabins are a great space to escape to. Order take our or grill up your favorites while enjoying all that the Great Smoky Mountains has to offer. And since all of our cabins are equipped with internet capabilities, you can work and play at the same time! Browse our Gatlinburg cabin rentals here.