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Tail of the Dragon

US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
+1 800-768-7129
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Slay the Dragon

Awesome ride started over the Foothills Parkway Road to the dragon and finish the ride over... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris R
via mobile
First time

Great place to ride an good food an shopping the people are very nice an if your on your bike an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mem1960
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Hampton, Georgia
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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US Route 129- Deal's Gap, US Rout 129 - Deals Gap, Robbinsville, NC 28771-7820
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome ride started over the Foothills Parkway Road to the dragon and finish the ride over cherohala Skyway great Mountain views, and always a good fun ride, good food and Shop Deals Gap, everyone needs to travel the Dragon if you have any motorcycle skills

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to ride an good food an shopping the people are very nice an if your on your bike an purchase something to large to carry they will ship it

Thank Mem1960
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone that rides knows about this 11 mile stretch with 318 curves. We hit it perfectly by entering West to East on Friday, July 21 around 6:30 pm. The speedsters were gone so there was no pressure to ride beyond my limits. Pulled over twice...More

Thank Stan V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you ride a motorcycle, and are confident in your skill level, then you have to ride the dragon. My best shirt sums it up. 318/11. A must do in every riders life time. Just make sure your ready and are not stupid on this...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hwy 21 north of Deals Gap, NC is an amazing road with 318 curves in 11 miles. It is a technically challenging road if you try to make any time at all and is frequented by both casual and more aggressive drivers and riders. STAY...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A thrill of a ride. We did the ride 5 times in 2 days. Also a great location for sight seeing. Mountains and lakes are spectacular.

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best driving Rollercoaster in the world!! 318 curves within 11 miles so grab the steering wheel and let's drive!!

Thank Christy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to ride the Tail of the Dragon with my friends. 39 motorcycles, 60 people. We had a great time!!!

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful scenic drive with lots of curves requiring close attention to the road.. The only detraction are the sport motorcycles speeding past.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave this a very good, only because we had 2 that get car sick. If that's you, stay away. Otherwise, have fun. The curves are exciting. The views are tremendous. Pull over and enjoy.

Thank Freshfire11
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Tlewis0604
24 May 2017|
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Response from sjmdove1 | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of places you can wait. On the (west)Tennessee side there are no amenities. On the (east) side at Deals Gap, NC there is a nice place to stay with a gift shop and a small restaurant and motel. I rode it... More
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tmt444
17 February 2017|
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Response from Pizmar007 | Reviewed this property |
Super crowded! But, it is designed to handle literally hundreds of bikers. Not so much for cars/trucks though. The Cafe and Shop staff can move people along. Generally, the crowd isn't s problem and if you are a Biker it's... More
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Virginia B
21 March 2016|
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Response from SPTravlr | Reviewed this property |
17548 Tapoco Road, Robbinsville, NC 28771 is at the bottom of the Tail. It will take about 1 hr 50 minutes to drive from Gatlinburg.
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