Fontana Dam & Visitors Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

(4.6/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Fontana Dam & Visitors Center is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To visit Fontana Dam & Visitors Center on your holiday in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and find out what else Great Smoky Mountains National Park has to offer, use our Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation generator.
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  • Great place to stop and stretch your legs when coming through the Nantahala Forest. The heights of Dam and beauty of the lake is amazing. Lots of interesting information and a memorable experience  more »
  • loved riding there,scenery, was awesome.we liked sitting there and enjoying the view.the sights of the way people camped close was nice  more »
  • When crossing the dam you are on the Appalachian Trail. It was cool to walk that very small portion. The views of the lake from the dam are amazing. The visitor center was clean. Staff were friendly.  more »
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  • Highest dam east of the Rocky Mountains. Sidewalk & partial parking area was under renovation but we were still able to walk across the dam. Gorgeous view of the Little Tennessee River and surrounding area. Visitors center tells the history and other interesting facts. Def worth the drive out.
  • Stunning views. Absolutely amazing structure and height. Only downside is that much of the sidewalk/road across the dam is crumbling so children and the elderly may need to watch their step.
  • A very cool historic site on the Appalachian trail with excellent views. I recommend checking out the TVA exhibit in the visitor center.
  • Beautiful views. Interesting history exhibits.
  • Absolutely lovely, peaceful locale. Amazing view from the top of the dam.