Fontana Dam & Visitors Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.6
#2 of 9 in Parks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Dam · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • My family and I stopped here while seeing the local sights. The visitors center is still closed, which is disappointing, but if sight seeing is something you enjoy, this is a really neat stop...  more »
  • Love driving out here. It is nice and peaceful. The visitors' center is closed, but that is okay. Drive across the dam as well and then go below. Just a great relaxing place to hang out and look at...  more »
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  • This is one of the most amazing visitors centers I have ever encountered. The views are gorgeous, of course. Parking is ample. Not only do they have regular bathrooms, but separate ones on the other side of the building with full showers in them (it is right on the Appalachian Trail). I most definitely recommend stopping for this visit. No cell service, fyi!
  • Beautiful place. It has free hot showers for Appalachian Trail hikers and a very nice shelter a short way up the road. Great place to refresh along the trail.
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