Can you drive through Cades Cove?

Can you drive through Cades Cove?

Can you drive through Cades Cove?

The Loop is a one-way (one-lane) paved road. The scenic driving tour through the Cades Cove Loop takes approximately two to four hours depending on traffic.

Is Cades Cove an easy drive?

If you travel from Sugar-land Visitor Center over to Cade’s Cove is an easier drive & really along the mountain bottom & not climbing etc. not scary. I think this is your best choice from Gatlinburg TN. It takes you directly to Cade’s Cove.

What is the best time to drive through Cades Cove?

From November to April, the cove is open to vehicle traffic at all times. During this period, it’s still a good idea to arrive early to beat the crowds. Arriving in Cades Cove before 9 AM most days will give you plenty of time to explore the valley without running into large groups of people.

Does it cost to drive through Cades Cove?

Admission is free. Cades Cove features an 11-mile, paved loop road around the cove. A self-guiding auto tour booklet is available for $1 at loop road entrance. The booklet provides an excellent description of the historic buildings and other sites in the cove.

Can you walk around Cades Cove?

Cades Cove is a broad valley with an 11-mile one-way loop road around it. The loop has the most concentrated group of historic buildings – churches, log houses, and a huge cable mill area – in the park.

What is the best time to see bears in Cades Cove?

Bears can be found throughout the park, but are easiest to spot in open areas such as Cades Cove and Cataloochee Valley. Go in the morning (6 a.m. to 10 a.m.) or late afternoon (3 – 7 p.m.). Black bears tend to be out foraging around these times, and an added perk is that the morning and/or evening light is divine.

Is there cell service in Cades Cove?

Is there cell service in Cades Cove? There is no cell service in the Cove, on the way to the cove, or in the picnic area.

Is Cades Cove loop open today?

Cades Cove Loop Road – Open daily from 8 a.m. until sunset.

Is Cades Cove Loop Road open now?

Primary roads such as US-441 (Newfound Gap Road), Little River Road, and the Cades Cove Loop Road are open year round, weather permitting.