Newfound Gap Road Byway
Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism
1950 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Newfound Gap Road is known as the lowest pass through the Great Smoky Mountains. The 31-mile road encompasses a variety of forest ecosystems ranging from cove hardwood, pine-oak, northern hardwood, and spruce fir. With an elevation of 5,046 feet, be sure to bring a jacket along as the weather usually takes a 10-degree drop in the area. Newfound Gap is also the only fully paved road in The Smokies that travels directly through the center of the park.