Cades Cove Loop

About Cades Cove Loop

Access: Turn right from Smoky Mountain Visitor Center, 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway. Follow Hwy. 73 to “Wye” intersection. Turn right and follow to Cades Cove. Parking available at Cades Cove Store.

Bicycles may be rented April through October at the Cades Cove Bike Shop (See Bicycle Tours & Rentals).

On Wednesdays and Saturdays, Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Loop Road is closed to autos from sunrise until 10 a.m. During this time it is bicycles and hikers only!

  • 11-mile loop
  • Great for all levels

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