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Home to natural wonders, wildlife and history, Cades Cove loop that offers one of the best scenic views in the Smoky Mountains. Never miss the chance to visit and experience this beautiful attraction in the Smokies.
There is only one entrance, the Laurel Creek Road
It has 20mph speed limit with several pull-offs.
Usually, the Cades Cove loop is open to drivers from sun up to sun down. But note that from early May through late September, only bicycle and foot traffic are allowed on the Cades Cove Loop on Wednesdays.
Cades Cove is open year-round from sunrise( from 8 am) to sunset, weather permitting.
See picturesque views
Spot some wildlife including deers, bears, turkeys, and raccoons
See historic buildings
Please do remember that this is one of the most visited places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park so expect traffic and larger crowds. The national park suggests that you a lot at least 2 hours to drive the road.
Here are some tips to avoid the crowds :
Arrive Early, before 9 am
Visit During The Offseason
Explore Cades Cove Sights Off The Beaten Path
Visit on Weekdays
Book a stay at this gorgeous Gatlinburg Cabin that sleeps up to 16 people.