Ride pure mountain magic on the Gatlinburg Trolley, a trolley that crosses Gatlinburg mountain landscape in style. Whether you're a tourist or a local just sit back, relax and see the spectacular scenery. There is a change around every curve. This is Gatlinburg’s fifth largest mass transit system in the state of Tennessee. Hop on to the trolley and go places you can't by car. This trolley leaves from Patriot Park and travels non-stop to the Gatlinburg Welcome Centre. And then returns to Patriot Park. The hours of operation for this trolley are subject to the schedule of the city of Gatlinburg. The trolley system started in 1980 with a fleet of only six trolleys. Gatlinburg now has 20 trolleys servicing approximately 50 miles in and around Gatlinburg and surrounding cities. The completion of this spectacular trolley changed Gatlinburg, it can change you too.
There are numerous trolley shelters which have GPS and you can click onto their site. You can board the trolleys at more than 100 locations throughout the City of Gatlinburg. Look out for the Street Trolley sign, and you will be minutes away from climbing aboard. There are colour codes on the trolley which help you further with directions. They make frequent stops on regular routes and connect to Pigeon Forge and Sevierville as well. The map in the centre of the guide shows the routes. The Trolley passes are available at numerous participating outlets. These outlets are lodging facilities, Gatlinburg City Hall, as well as the two Gatlinburg Welcome centres. At the Gatlinburg Welcome Centres, you can pick up free trolley maps.
The trolley is perfect for those who don’t like to walk from one attraction to the next. Also you can park your car and take a ride and watch the beauty of Gatlinburg in peace. Step aboard the Trolleys all day long and get unlimited access to the Red, Blue, Purple and Yellow Trolley routes. You can also take individual routes. Exact change is required for any of the tours.
Gatlinburg Trolley Travel Tips
- The hours of operation for this trolley are subject to the schedule of the city of Gatlinburg's trolleys.
- For Christmas they have a trolley which takes you around to sew lights all over Gatlinburg.
- The driver and the tour guide do an excellent job of presenting Gatlinburg to tourists.
- The trolley system was easy to figure out and cheap to use.
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40.45% of people who visit Gatlinburg include Gatlinburg Trolley in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
68.92% of people start their Gatlinburg Trolley visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Gatlinburg Trolley
71.23% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gatlinburg Trolley