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Ober Gatlinburg

1001 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Detail Guests usually spend the day enjoying the fun at Ober Mountain.
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A cable car glides above a lush green forest with picturesque mountains in the background under a partly cloudy skyA cable car glides above a lush green forest with picturesque mountains in the background under a partly cloudy skyA cable car glides above a lush green forest with picturesque mountains in the background under a partly cloudy skyA cable car glides above a lush green forest with picturesque mountains in the background under a partly cloudy sky

The Great Smoky Mountain area is absolutely beautiful, and you can have an amazing time experience its natural wonders while having a blast at the Ober Gatlinburg attraction. Ober Mountain is incredible and offers plenty of family-oriented fun to everyone who visits it. Ride the tram to the mountain top and see all of its stunning scenery while enjoying the essence of the Smokies. 

About Ober Mountain

When you arrive at Ober Mountain, you will be greeted by the beauty of the mountains. The first part of the adventure is the aerial tram. Climb aboard and head off to the top of the mountain with friends and family. Once you make the trek up the mountain, you can choose to purchase other attractions and activities or a wristband that includes plenty of fun. Whether you want to go skiing, snow tubing, or just enjoy a warm drink and the gorgeous views, your time at Ober Mountain is certain to be unforgettable. 

About the Aerial Tram

The highlight of Ober Mountain is the aerial tram. This tram has been operating for more than 50 years. Guests can climb aboard and take a seat. The railway is one of the longest aerial tramways in the country, and it offers unparalleled views of the Smokies during each season. The tramway elevates guests to an impressive 1472 feet in the air and reaches the highest point at 2,813 feet above sea level, which is the highest in the state. The carts are counter-balanced and can hold up to 120 passengers at a time and the cart itself will be up to 300 feet up in the air for some of the most astonishing viewpoints in the Gatlinburg area. With 50 years to its name and nearly a million passengers served, the aerial tramway at Ober is an amazing Smoky Mountain tradition! The tramway takes guests up to the Adventure Park and Ski area of Ober Mountain. 

About the Activity Wristband

There are of course plenty of options for fun once you arrive on top of the mountain. With a wristband, guests can participate in some awesome attractions at the Adventure Park. Wristbands include unlimited use of the Aerial Tramway and includes the Coaster, Scenic Chairlift, Ice Skating, Ice Bumper Cars (closed during holidays), Wildlife Habitat, and the Carousel. 

  • Mountain Coaster

    (Included with Wristband Purchase)
    Zoom along the stunning scenery of Ober Mountain on this Mountain Coaster. This alpine-style railway coaster takes guests on a winding adventure full of adrenaline-pumping action. Zoom along every twist and turn as you admire the treetops, mountainside views, and more. You may even glimpse some awesome Smoky Mountain wildlife! This activity is appropriate for ages 3 and up and includes 2,750 feet of turns, corkscrews, and more. Guests can fully control the speed of the Mountain Coaster cart, so you can have a speedy adventure or a leisurely ride. 
  • Scenic Chairlift

    (Included with Wristband Purchase)
    Want even more aerial fun at Ober? Take a ride on the scenic chairlift. This chairlift provides a peaceful ride up to 779 foot in elevation and spans for an impressive 3019 feet, making it the longest chair lift ride in the country. You will be taken to the peak of Mt Harrison to look over the Smokies. The lift is open every season, and the May - November season features live bluegrass music. 
  • Ice Skating

    (Included with Wristband Purchase)
    Put your skating skills to the test with some fun ice skating at Ober Mountain Adventure Park! Perfect for beginners and advanced skaters alike, this ice rink provides a smooth surface for tons of fun. The indoor ice arena is an impressive 140' x 75' providing ample space to learn to skate or to show off your moves. Rental skates are available Toddler Size 6 - Adult Size 15. Socks are required. 
  • Ice Bumper Cars

    (Included with Wristband Purchase)
    Compete with friends and family in a fun Ice Bumper Car activity! Hit the ice in your bumper car and bump, spin, and have a blast! These carts have their own motors, so you will glide along in a fun and thrilling way! Rides on the ice bumper cars last in 10 minute sessions and includes a short orientation. 
  • Carousel

    (Included with Wristband Purchase)
    Wristbands also include a ride on the carousel. Little ones will have a blast choosing their favorite animal and riding around and around for a fun and child-friendly attraction. 
  • Wildlife Habitat

    (Included with Wristband Purchase)
    Guests will also be able to visit the Wildlife Habitat. Here, guests can see some of the coolest creatures in the Smokies! Some of the residence of the Wildlife Habitat include black bears, river otters, bobcats, foxes, raccoons, turtles, snakes, and more. 

Experience some of the best fun in the Smokies with a visit to Ober Mountain. Ride the tramway up for an unforgettable adventure. From the stunning views of the Smokies to the fun attractions and activities at the adventure park, you are certain to have an amazing time. Pair it with other things to do in the Gatlinburg area for a memorable vacation. 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ober Gatlinburg:
  • Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at Ober Gatlinburg?
    Most guests spend the day at Ober Mountain.
  • Are wheelchairs and strollers available?
  • Is Ober Gatlinburg handicap accessible?
    The Aerial Tramway and most of our Mountaintop Park are wheelchair/scooter accessible, unless limited by individual Ride Restrictions.
  • Is photography & video recording allowed?
  • For what ages is Ober Gatlinburg appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is parking available at Ober Gatlinburg? Is it free?
    Parking is $20.00 per vehicle downtown. Parking on the mountain is $20 per vehicle, but is not available for buses and over-sized vehicles on weekends & holidays.
  • How often does the Aerial Tram leave?
    The Tram leaves every 20 minutes, taking you on a beautiful 10 minute, 2.1 mile long ride between our downtown tram terminal and our resort on top of the mountain.
  • Is smoking allowed inside Ober Gatlinburg?
    In accordance with Tennessee State Law smoking and vaping are not permitted in enclosed public spaces. Smoking or vaping are only permitted in outdoor areas.
  • Are coolers allowed?'
    Outside food and beverages including alcoholic beverages are not allowed on to the Aerial Tramway or Ober Mountain premises.
  • Is food available or provided?
    Food and drinks, including beer, are available for purchase.
  • What are the rules and restrictions for the Mountain Coaster?
    Ages 3 and up. Max weight of 300 lbs per cart. Must be 9 years old and at least 52' tall to ride alone. 8 and under must ride with adult. Shoes required.
  • What are the rules and restrictions for the Scenic Chairlift?
    Great for all ages. 6 and under must be with an adult. Loose / open-toed shoes must be removed and held by the rider during the ride.
  • What are the rules and restrictions for Ice Skating?
    Great for all ages. Ice skates are available in sizes Toddler 6 - Adult 15. Adaptive equipment for those with disabilities is allowed.
  • What are the rules and restrictions for the Aerial Tramway?
    Strollers allowed but must be folded up and stored. Handicap accessible. Wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, etc get back ramp access and priority boarding. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • What are the rules and restrictions for Ice Bumper Cars?
    3 years and older and 36' tall to ride. Ages 3 - 6 must ride with an adult. Must be 7 years or older to ride alone. Shoes required . Max weight per car is 300 lbs.
  • What are the rules and restrictions for the Carousel?
    Guests must be 36' or taller to ride alone. Shoes are required.