Fontana Dam & Visitors Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
(4.6/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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  • The Fontana Dam is an exceptional visit when in the eastern TN area. It is an area staple hydro-electric facility functioning year round but the visitors center has limited hours in the non-peak seaso...  more »
  • We went to the Fontana Dam and walked around the over look, you can drive over the dam. Gift shop was nice. Don't take drones, someone did that day and the little ole sweet ladies in the shop called t...  more »
  • When in western North Carolina in the fall, you drive around, looking for sites to see and we found this. It was interesting, but we wanted to get to the top, One we found that off Hwy 28 , we found a...  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.