Bryson City, North Carolina: Clingmans Dome

Clingmans Dome Rd, Bryson City, NC
April 1 - Nov. 30 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Clingmans Dome

At 6,643 feet, the highest point in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Observation tower. See more than 100 miles on a clear day before you freeze in your shorts and t-shirt.

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!!! Clingmans Dome

There is a paved trail that is .5 mile long but it is very steep, needing to take many breaks on the way up. It is a nice view at the top.

[Jennifer Reichardt, 03/23/2022]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Road to NowhereRoad to Nowhere, Bryson City, NC - 7 mi.
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Judaculla Rock, Cullowhee, NC - 28 mi.

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