Chimneys Picnic Area, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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  • We were on a day trip to Clingmans dome and we had planned to stop here for a picnic, but due to storms and heavy rain in the area that morning the picnic area was closed on our way up the mountain, h...  more »
  • We were delighted to find this picnic area in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park! The views were beautiful and the sounds of the rushing river were refreshing. It was also a treat to enjoy flush t...  more »
  • We stopped here to have lunch, and it was very nice. Cool, shady and quiet. We didn't see any wildlife, but there were a bunch of people around.  more »
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  • Most relaxing place you will ever go. They have large picnic tables. Bring your chairs to sit down by the river. I recommend you take a picnic or cookout on one of the grills. Sit back, relax, enjoy the sound of the river running thru it. There is wildlife. Plenty of parking & picnic areas & clean restrooms thru out the area. You can take a nice hike thru the area too. It is so beautiful & relaxing. Stop by even to just take a nap. There is a swimming area or just dip your toes into the COLD FLOWING WATER
  • Favorite spot for picknic. Creek side under the canopy is great. Hiking trails start here. Plan to go here
  • Great place to visit. Beautiful rocky creek. Can be hard to find a spot to park.
  • Best picnic area in the smokies!!! It's beautiful and peaceful!!!! Don't miss it!!!
  • Beautiful place to relax and picnic. Great place to take the family with no fees for cooking. Nice grills at many sites with restrooms close by.
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