Sky Lift in Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

765 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, the Sky Lift offers a relaxing ride up to the top of Crockett Mountain with magnificent views of Gatlinburg and the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. The open air ride transports you over the Little Pigeon River and up to Gatlinburg's #1 Scenic Overlook at 1,800 feet!

Hop aboard the Sky Lift at night for a totally different Great Smoky Mountain experience. On the ride down and from the scenic overlook you'll discover the glittering lights illuminating downtown Gatlinburg.

Delighting visitors to the Smokies since 1953, the Sky Lift takes you on a one-of-kind, scenic journey up to the overlook. Surrounded on three sides by the Great Smoky Mountains National, the overlook provides unparalleled views of the mountains surrounding Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Gatlinburg Sky Lift Video

Once you reach the overlook, you'll find a 4,000 square foot gift shop, a snack shop and a picnic area. Pack a lunch, bring the family and enjoy a picnic in the midst of the Smoky Mountains.

The Sky Lift will snap your photo on the ride up with the Smokies in the background. Pick up your photo and take it back home to show others what they missed and as a remembrance of the experience.

The Sky Lift is open year-round, but the hours change with the seasons. The Gatlinburg Sky Lift is appropriate for riders of all ages and is handicap accessible. Group rates are available.

Visit or call 865-436-4307 for hours and more information.

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