The Gatlinburg SkyBridge opens on May 17, and you can be one of the first guests to experience this incredible new attraction! The SkyBridge is the longest pedestrian bridge in North America and offers stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains! Here are the top 4 things that you need to know about the new Gatlinburg SkyBridge attraction:
1. What to Expect
The Gatlinburg SkyBridge is a thrilling new way to experience the Smokies as you cross over a suspension bridge that stands at a height of 140 feet across the valley! This attraction literally crosses the sky as it spans 680 feet from one end to the other, and the walking path is 5 feet wide, ensuring there’s plenty of room for everyone to experience the breathtaking view. Its width also makes it easy for you to take selfies and photos with your family and friends! As you cross the middle of the span, you will even be able to look straight down through 15-foot-long glass panels built into the bridge!
2. SkyBridge Location
You will find the entrance to the Gatlinburg SkyBridge at the top of the Gatlinburg SkyLift, a ski-lift-style attraction that has been providing phenomenal Smoky Mountain views for years! The new SkyBridge is part of SkyLift Park, which also includes the expanded viewing deck, outdoor seating areas, gift shop, and cafe at the new SkyDeck. The entrance to the Gatlinburg SkyLift is conveniently located in the center of Gatlinburg on Route 441. While there is no immediate parking available at the base of the SkyLift, there are 2 public parking lots within easy walking distance.
3. Ticket Information
The tickets for Gatlinburg SkyLift Park include all day access to the Gatlinburg SkyBridge, SkyLift, and SkyDeck. A variety of ticket prices are available, including adult tickets for ages 12 to 64, junior tickets for ages 4 to 11 and senior tickets for age 65 and older. If you have children who are 3 years old or younger, they are admitted for free! Special group rates are available for groups of 20 or more with advance reservations, as well as a discount for members of the military and their immediate family members. Note that if you purchase your ticket after 9 pm, they remain valid throughout the following day! The Gatlinburg SkyLift and other attractions at the Gatlinburg SkyLift Park are open every day of the year except for Christmas.
4. Where to Stay
One of the most important things you need to know about visiting the new Gatlinburg SkyBridge attraction is finding a great place to stay! The awesome news is that you don’t need to look any further than the comfortable and affordable cabins we have! Cabins of all sizes are available to accommodate your needs, as well as pet friendly cabin rentals and even cabins with indoor pools! Be sure to browse through all of our cabins to find the perfect one for your vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains!
Check out all of our cabins in the Smoky Mountains today to plan your vacation near the Gatlinburg SkyBridge. Be one of the first guests to experience this incredible new attraction! We look forward to seeing you soon!