Fontana Dam & Visitors Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
(4.6/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • We were in the smokies for thanksgiving and decided to drive over to North Carolina and stopped at Fontana Dam. It's truly an impressive structure. There are great history boards outside the visitors ...  more »
  • We took a road trip out of Robbinsville and stopped in. Great place for a break, clean restroom facilities, nice little gift shop. I walked the dam for some great views of the river and mountains. 
  • This is an amazing work of science but my favorite part was the visitor center w the history of the men and families who built the dam. We enjoyed the walk across the dam as well as the beautilful vie...  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.