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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TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
Google
  • Nice if you like mice crawling around you, but pretty relaxing if you've been hiking for days. It even has a solar charging station for phones and things. Don't use the water pump here, it's nasty.
  • Great stop or zero day for AT hikers. Nice shelter. Clean water. Free shower. Solar recharge station.
  • Really great shelter along the Appalachian Trail, if you're going here PLEASE be respectful of your surroundings and the people.
  • It was an extraordinary experience seeing the damage from both sides and learning why it was built.
  • Clean and quiet place. Has beautiful views.