Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram

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Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram
Detail The tram takes approximately 20 minutes round-trip.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Detail Gift Shop On-site
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Among the many things to do in Pigeon Forge, your family will enjoy the breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains when you board the Aerial Tram in Gatlinburg, the tram travels between downtown Gatlinburg area and the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park. Enjoy taking in the beautiful views of the area up above the treeline!

The tram is fun for all ages and departs every twenty minutes from the sidewalk of downtown Gatlinburg. You won't want to miss this fascinating experience, for your convenience as well as the fun of it all! You can take the ride not just for the views, but it also goes directly to many available activities- perfect for any vacation.

During your tram ride, there are tons of great things to do at Ober Gatlinburg including 7 different eateries and 15 different stores with souvenirs, clothing, accessories, and so much more with amazing panoramic views of the surrounding Smoky Mountains.

The tramway works on a jig-back system of two counter-balanced cars. Each car is capable of holding 120 passengers, and one attendant. The tram was completed in 1973 and takes you on a 2.1-mile ride through the beautiful mountain area. Enjoy this beautiful new experience with the whole family for a fun activity during your trip to Gatlinburg!

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Carrie & Bryan Christ
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Beautiful! Inexpensive. Great for romantic, or family fun.
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Cheryl McInnis
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"I loved the Aerial Tram."
I loved the aerial tram. The mountains were beautiful looking at them from the tram. I enjoyed the activities and ice skating rink at the top of the mountain.
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Max Tate
Sebring, Florida
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"Wonderful views from Tram."
Wonderful views from tram. Many things to do at the top.
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Eleanora Allen
Detroit, Michigan
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"The tram ride up view was breath taking"
Omg, my family and i had so much fun!!! We will definitely be going back. The tram ride up view was breath taking, and priceless.
Frequently Asked Questions for Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram:
  • What is included in the admission price?
    Includes admission to Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area and the 20-minute tram ride.
  • Are wheelchairs and strollers available at Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram?
    Single strollers are $4.00 per day, and double strollers are $6.00 per day. Wheelchairs are unavailable.
  • What on-site amenities are available?
    There are shops, restaurants, ATMs, etc.
  • Is parking available on-site?
    Parking is $5.00 CASH per standard-size vehicle and $7.00 for over-sized vehicles.
  • Are lockers available at Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram? If so, is there a fee?
    Coin lockers are available.
  • Are alcoholic beverages served at Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram?
    Yes, at Ober's Snackbar and in the Seasons of Ober Restaurant and The Loft Lounge.
  • Is smoking allowed inside Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram?
    In accordance with Tennessee State Law smoking is not permitted in enclosed public spaces. Smoking is still permitted in outdoor areas.