Gatlinburg Sky Lift
Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Enjoy a peaceful ride as the chairlift takes you to the mountain’s top and back, providing breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains.

Hop on from the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, and experience a tranquil escape as the Sky Lift gently glides over the Little Pigeon River and then climbs to the overlook at an elevation of 1,800 feet. The vantage point and views are unparalleled. You’ve arrived at Gatlinburg’s #1 scenic overlook!

Relax and take it all in at your own pace. Browse the gift shop for a special something to represent memories made in Gatlinburg, satisfy a craving with items from the snack shop and don’t miss the opportunity to see yourself on TV! The picture screens, that is. All riders are photographed on the way up, with the beautiful Smoky Mountains in the background. When visiting the gift shop, you can purchase your photo.

The Best Seat in Gatlinburg!

The Gatlinburg Sky Lift has been a tradition for over half a century. Millions of visitors have boarded the Sky Lift at the convenient downtown station for views of the mountains’ seasonal splendor. Daytime brings into focus all the sights and colors. Evening presents a city of glittering lights and silhouetted peaks. Camera strongly recommended! This is a ride you’ll long remember, a view you’ll never forget.


Open Daily - ALL YEAR

  • April - May: 9am - 9pm
  • June - August: 9am - 11pm
  • September - October: 9am - 9pm

Ticket Prices*

Adults: $16.50
Children (3-11): $13.00

*Ticket prices do not include tax. Prices are subject to change in Season and during Special Events. Seasonal Hours may change. Call in advance.

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Gatlinburg Sky Lift

Member Details

1 (865) 436-4307


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