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At Newfound Gap, visitors will enjoy great scenic view from the large parking area. At an elevation of 5,046 feet, Newfound Gap is the lowest drivable pass through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Nearly a mile high, Newfound Gap is significantly cooler than the surrounding lowlands and receives much more snow. Temperatures at the gap may be 10° F or more cooler than in the lowlands. The Appalachian Trail (AT) crosses over Newfound Gap Road along the state line between North Carolina and Tennessee which is marked here.
Geno's Pizza & Subs
Food was very good. The employees were really nice. My wife and I went in late, looking for a good pizza place around town. Our kids are extremely picky eaters and they loved the pizza.
Black Rock Mountain Overnight Backpacking -- Level 2:
Apr 29 - Black Rock Mountain State Park
Join us on an invigorating overnight trip as we explore Black Rock Mountain State Park's stunningly diverse landscape, through lush creek valleys and atop scenic peaks with panoramic views, climbing 1,800 feet and traveling 7 miles round trip. Learn backpacking basics and beyond with the REI experts. Details