Places Inside the Park

Gatlinburg Trolley to Great Smoky Mountians National Park

The Gatlinburg Trolley Tan Line stops at Sugarlands Visitor Center, Laurel Falls parking lot, and Elkmont Campground.

The Gatlinburg Trolley system connects the gateway town to Great Smoky Mountains National Park via the Tan Line which runs June through October. The route departs from the Gatlinburg Mass Transit Center (near the aquarium) at approximately 9 am, 10:30 am, Noon, 2:30 pm, 4 pm, and 5:30 pm The route runs up River Road onto the Parkway and into Great Smoky Mountains National Park before returning to Gatlinburg.

Trolley Stops Inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The full round trip lasts about one and one-half hours. Fare is two dollars round trip. (The Tan Line does not use the regular trolley day pass.) Exact change required.

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The Gatlinburg Trolley driving through Pigeon Forge. Photo by Ron Miguel via Flickr