Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Currently Open [Closes at 11:00 pm]
  • Address: 765 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8654364307
  • Ticket Price: 13 USD
  • Tags: Observatory, Family And Kids, Cable Car

Gatlinburg Sky Lift - Review

Gatlinburg Sky Lift opened in 1950’s. Step into the sky lift and photograph wild panoramic view of the Smoky Mountain. Glide with this chair lift soundlessly above the National Park and quaint town of Gatlinburg. This is one of the oldest attractions in the Smoky Mountain. Peer down through the clear floor and watch the spectacular views. Slide over the city, the mountains, the trees and flowers, and the Little Pigeon River.

Imagine yourself sailing slowly above the trees, up into the Smoky Mountains, as this chair lift transports you to an unparalleled view of the mountains and the town below. The Sky Lift has a vintage appearance and some may be hesitant to use this old car lift. However, the owners have invested very well in ensuring the safety of passengers. All working parts are checked regularly and inspected by supervisors. Thus this attraction has an impeccable safety record and welcomes guests of all ages.

Purchase your ticket and let the employees help you into the chair. For the elderly or disabled person, the lift will be put on hold for easy access to the chair. The steady and scenic ascent to the summit of Crocket Mountain begins. Bear Run, Mysterious Mansion, and downtown Gatlinburg will unfold underneath you. Employees are there to help you out of the chair lift at the top. Feel free to discover the beautiful area. Help yourself at the snack bar, and visit the souvenir shop. If you are carrying your own basket of food, sit at the picnic tables and enjoy. There are binoculars located on the overlook platform to enable you to see the lush forests. The area is surrounded on three sides by natural beauty.

At night you are treated to a changed Smoky Mountain thrill. Downtown Gatlinburg's glittering lights brighten this community and deliver unforgettable views. 

Gatlinburg Sky Lift Information

  • Carry your camera to take amazing shots.
  • The seating arrangement is 2 adults or one adult and 2 kids.
  • There is no weight limit or height limit.
  • Ride is smooth and very soothing.

Gatlinburg Sky Lift Ticket Prices

  • All-day Adult pass $16.50; Children: $9.75

Gatlinburg Sky Lift Opening and Closing Hours

  • November to March Call (865) 436-4307 for hours.

Restaurants Near Gatlinburg Sky Lift

  • Gigi's Cupcakes: American
  • Puckers Sports Bar & Grill: American Bar, Grill
  • Julians Pizza: Pizza
  • McDonald's: American hamburgers, fast food

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TripHobo Highlights for Gatlinburg Sky Lift

  • Gatlinburg Sky Lift Address: 765 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, United States
  • Gatlinburg Sky Lift Contact Number: +1-8654364307
  • Gatlinburg Sky Lift Timing: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Gatlinburg Sky Lift Price: 13 USD
  • Best time to visit Gatlinburg Sky Lift(preferred time): 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
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Things to Know Before Visiting Gatlinburg Sky Lift

  • 95% of people who visit Gatlinburg include Gatlinburg Sky Lift in their plan

  • 40.76% of people start their Gatlinburg Sky Lift visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Monday, Friday and Saturday

62.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gatlinburg Sky Lift

People normally club together Ripley's Aquarium Of The Smokies and Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway while planning their visit to Gatlinburg Sky Lift.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Lots of work going on here for some super exciting improvements! Classic Gatlinburg attraction that should be on your list if things to do. Very excited to see the new project completed. Keep up the great work guys!

  • Even though it was closed at the top and we only did a round trip ride I still enjoyed it and so did all of the family. The views from the top was so beautiful. I would do this again and my 6yr old loved it.

  • great ride... i thought charging full normal price was a bit much since the top is under construction & you can’t get off... so $32 for two people to just go up & never get off & come straight back down was a bit much. but beautiful views. everything looked new.

  • My lovely niece, Lauren took pictures & videotaped her Uncle Tom & I being married by her Dad, Larry on a beautiful Independence Day, July 4, 2007. It is a very special place for me filled with beautiful & priceless memories that I will never forget. The next time we visited there was in autumn early November 2007 as we brought our little girls up to the very top to show them where their Uncle married their Daddy & I. Looking out across the mountain tops from that high was like looking at one of God's breathtaking masterpieces of His big blue sky meeting the mountain tops enhanced the brilliant range of color on the trees. The girls were delighted to stop mid-point & get some ice cream & souvenirs & watch the people ice skating plus they loved the animals too. Make it a point to stop and visit Ober Gatlinburg. God Bless America!!!

  • The sky lifts are so much fun!!! The view is beautiful as the lifts go up and down the mountain. It’s a fun thing to do if you’re visiting with family and kids. We were there around afternoon and we didn’t have to wait in line, which is very convenient. The people working there are super nice and friendly as well. Will definitely recommend this place.

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