Traveling through Gatlinburg will become even more convenient starting June 14,2013 when a new addition to the trolley system allows visitors to travel along the Parkway for free! The specially painted open-air Gatlinburg Free Parkway Trolley will operate from 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. daily through August 17,2013. This trolley makes 40 stops on its specially
designed route. To ride the trolley all day long there is a small fee of $2 per day that provides unlimited access to the Red, Blue, Purple, Yellow and Green trolley routes. The $2 all day pass is sold at City Welcome centers, Gatlinburg City Hall and the Mass Transit Center. Don’t miss out on this money saving opportunity during your visit to the Heart of the Great Smoky Mountains!
In 1980, the Gatlinburg Trolley System began with only six trolleys, but has grown to more than twenty trolleys traveling 50 miles of trolley routes! Gatlinburg’s Trolley System is now the fifth largest mass transit system in the state of Tennessee. The Gatlinburg Trolley is an easy and fun way to get around town without all the hassel of traffic and finding a parking spot. It’s environmentally friendly too!
The Red route travels from River Road to the Convention Center, the Blue route travels from East Parkway to the Community Center, the Purple route travels from North Gatlinburg Parkway to the Welcome Center on the Spur, the Yellow route runs to the Arts and Crafts community, and the Green route runs from the Historic Nature Trail to the Convention Center. For a satellite map of the trolley routes visit, gatlinburg.otvia.com.