Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway in Gatlinburg, TN

1001 ParkwayGatlinburg, TN 37738
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Overview

Ride the 120-passenger Aerial Tramway year round and enjoy spectacular views of the Great Smoky Mountains and a mountain of fun for the whole family at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park. The Tram departs every 20 minutes for the 10-minute journey up the mountain. Ober Gatlinburg offers activities including indoor ice skating, Wildlife Encounter, Alpine Slide, and Scenic Chairlift.

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Good To Know

  • Fantastic views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
  • Provides easy access to Ober Gatlinburg attractions.
  • Few seats so expect to stand if busy.
  • Arrive early for less crowded tramways.
  • Tram departs every 20 minutes.
  • Rides last 10 minutes.

Description

from Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway
The 120-passenger Aerial Tramway operates all year and provides spectacular views of the Great Smoky Mountains as well as a mountain of fun for the entire family at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park. The tram departs every 20 minutes for the 10-minute journey up the mountain.

Ober Gatlinburg offers activities for all ages, including shopping and dining; indoor ice skating; Ski Mountain Coaster; Wildlife Encounter; Alpine Slide; Scenic Chairlift; Rock Wall; Kiddie Land and Rides; winter skiing and snowboarding; and much more. (Additional fees apply for these activities.)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

Can I bring food or alcohol to Ober Gatlinburg?

Outside food and alcoholic beverages are prohibited on the Aerial Tramway or Ober Gatlinburg premises. Beer is available for consumption in Ober’s Snack bar, and alcoholic drinks are available in the Seasons of Ober Restaurant and The Loft Lounge.

Does Ober Gatlinburg rent strollers and wheelchairs?

A limited number of single and double strollers are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. Single strollers are $4.00 per day, and double strollers are $6.00 per day. Ober Gatlinburg does not rent wheelchairs.

How much is parking?

Parking is $10.00 per vehicle. Parking is unavailable on the mountain for buses and oversized vehicles on weekends & holidays. Sorry one time in, one time out.

How often does the aerial tram leave?

The Tram leaves every 20 minutes, taking you on a beautiful 10-minute, 2.1-mile long ride between our downtown tram terminal and our resort on top of the mountain.

Is there an ATM located at Ober Gatlinburg?

ATMs are located in the Downtown Tramway Mall next to the River Road entrance and the Ober Gatlinburg Mall near the hallway entrance to the Ober’s Snack bar (ATM 1) and to the left of the Fudge Shop (ATM 2).

What is the pet policy at Ober Gatlinburg?

Pets are not permitted in the Tramway Mall, the Aerial Tramway, or on any premises at Ober Gatlinburg. Service animals for guests with disabilities are allowed. While Emotional Support Animals or Comfort Animals are often used as part of a medical treatment plan as therapy animals, they are not considered service animals under the ADA. Therefore, they are Not Permitted at Ober Gatlinburg.

Where are the first aid stations?

Ober Gatlinburg staffs the Operations Office with medical personnel during operating hours. The Operations Office is at the end of the walkway near the Alpine Slide/Scenic Chairlift entrance. Additionally, the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Patrol is available during all slope hours in the winter months. The Ski Patrol consists of approximately 60 paid and unpaid volunteers, all trained in Outdoor Emergency Care – a certification course in first aid, CPR, and other pre-hospital care and treatment for possible injuries – and are part of a larger international organization, the National Ski Patrol System (NSPS) which includes almost 30,000 patrollers.

What activities are located at the top of the mountain?

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park offer activities for all ages. Shopping and dining, indoor ice skating, Wildlife Encounter, Alpine Slide, scenic chairlift, Kiddie Land and Rides, winter skiing and snowboarding, a Rock Wall, Ski Mountain Coaster, and so much more are offered at the top of the mountain.

Does it cost money to participate in the activities at the top of the mountain?

Yes, while at Ober Gatlinburg, you may purchase a wristband or attraction tickets that will allow you to participate in the activities at the top of the mountain.

Is Ober Gatlinburg open on holidays?

Yes, Ober Gatlinburg is open every Holiday of the year, with extended hours on and around many of these. The only exception is shorter hours on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but we are OPEN both days.