Little River Road

Beautiful scenic byway through the Smokies, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Dense forest and a babbling brook.

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Latitude: 35.6846293 Longitude: -83.5352325 Elevation: 1471 ft
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Length of Byway or Route

Approx 22 miles

Driving Directions

Southwest on little river road from park headquarters at Sugarlands Visitor Center, south of Gatlinburg, to Townsend TN.

Highlights and Key Points Along the Route

Access to several hiking trails, Sugarlands Visitor Center, Elkmont Campground, waterfalls, and the Little River, a fine trout stream. 

ADA Accessibility Notes

No problem with access by auto.

Pet Friendly Notes

No pets allowed on Park trails.

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