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Chimneys Picnic Area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Oh my goodness... amazing

EVERYONE needs to take time to stop off at the Chimney’s Picnic Area. They have large picnic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dixie D
via mobile
Great Picnic Area

This place is very quiet. the sound of the river running and children playing in the river is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dspray2017
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Valdosta, Georgia
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“on the rocks” (24 reviews)
“roaring creek” (3 reviews)
“huge boulders” (4 reviews)
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

EVERYONE needs to take time to stop off at the Chimney’s Picnic Area. They have large picnic tables. Bring your chairs to sit down by the river. We recommend take a picnic or cookout on one of the grills. Sit back, relax, enjoy the sound...More

Thank Dixie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is very quiet. the sound of the river running and children playing in the river is about the only sounds you hear. plenty of parking, picnic tables and beautiful places to take pictures

Thank dspray2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is right off the parkway. The stream is adjacent to the picnic area. The area is scenic, beautiful, and diverse. Also this would be a great area to take people with limited mobility or in a wheelchair. The views while in the parking lot...More

Thank Teresa Surya Ma M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Recently visited here for a lunch stop. Waded out into the stream to sit and enjoy the scenery while eating lunch. Very peaceful and beautiful.

Thank tnvol93
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

After parts of Gatlinburg and the mountains burned earlier in the year, we drove out to visit the Chimneys, which were still closed due to the fire. We drove through this picnic area, however, because it is a spot where black bears can be occasionally...More

Thank beth070303
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A picnic area with tables and grills. The stream is beautiful with large boulders. A trail follows the creek upwards.

Thank J. Roy C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Brought a picnic lunch after after walking Laurel Falls. Picnic tables a charcoal BBQ. Parking by your table.

Thank Bliss516
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Grab a table on the river side. Climb down in to the river bed and explore. Stunning area for a picnic. The kids & grandkids will love climbing, walking & jumping over rocks and boulders. Always clean and there are rest rooms. There is also...More

Thank Ruth Y
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery for a picnic in the Smoky Mountains. Wonderful place for kids to cool off in the creek on a hot day. Bathrooms are available. Parking can be limited at times.

Thank age14722
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenic area. Perfect place for a picnic or cookout. The water was perfect for the 100° temperature. The kids enjoyed climbing the rocks and getting to adventure around. Will definitely be on our "visit again" list.

Thank RollTideFans
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Sara W
15 July 2017|
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Response from blargoe | Reviewed this property |
Before 11AM for sure.
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kychristi
23 May 2017|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Chimney Rock and the Chimneys are 2 completely different places. The Chimneys Picnic Area is in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Chimney Rock is in North Carolina over 100 miles away. The Chimneys Picnic Area has... More
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bridgetcliburn
16 May 2017|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
No. Closed indefinitely.
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