Great Smoky Mountains Byway


  • DesignationForest Service Byway
  • LocationTN
  • Length200 miles
Dedicated Byway Visitor Information
Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce
Statewide Byway Partners
Tennessee Department of Transportation
Downloadable Tennessee Byways Guide & Map
Great Smoky Mountains Byway


The Great Smoky Mountains Byway follows U.S. Highway 321 on a 200-mile circle tour of the Smokies, providing visitors with an authentic drive in the heart of Appalachia. In addition to iconic scenic views and the nearly 2 million acres of open space at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, highlights along the route include authentic Appalachian communities, annual events such at the National Storytelling Festival and numerous attractions which demonstrate the core of the American Arts and Crafts movement.

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