Places to Elope In Gatlinburg

There are many beautiful, natural places to elope in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Here are a few of our favs!

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Ely’s Mill

If you’re seeking a good ol’ country vibe with a wood cabin and creek, Ely’s Mill is a quaint spot to tie the knot. Ely’s Mill Weddings offer an intimate feel of an outdoor ceremony!

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The Old Mill, Pigeon Forge

If you want an elopement straight out of a classic western flick, you can’t go wrong with The Old Mill at Pigeon Forge wedding venue. Explore the Pigeon Forge wedding packages before the final decision!

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Cataract Falls

Cataract Falls is by far one of the easiest places to hike into in The Great Smoky Mountain National Park area. A flat, 10-minute walk from the visitor’s center (which is about a 3-minute drive from downtown Gatlinburg), pretty much any one of any age should be able to get to this spot. This is a nice and easy spot for an elopement. Just be warned, this is a highly public and there will definitely be on-lookers and potential applauders. Not for the shy of heart. Permit needed.

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Maloney Point

We titled this spot ‘Little River Lookout’ because it’s an unmarked area. Right off the road en route to Cade’s Cove, this spot is about an 11-minute drive past the visitor’s center. There are about 10 parking spots and really darling spots to get eloped right next to the creek. While there are no travel fees for this spot, permit still necessary. Best for ceremonies with 10 guests or less.

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Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook

If you want to see the Smoky Mountains but don’t want to be in them, The Gatlinburg Scenic overlook is a stunning view of the entire town of Gatlinburg and connecting forests.

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Foothills Parkway West

The Foothills Parkway is a scenic drive through the Northern part of the Great Smoky Mountains. If you are in for breathtaking photographs and panoramic views, host a Foothills Parkway wedding or Foothills Parkway elopement!

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Millsap is a hidden gem near a small paved parking area along the Little River Gorge Road. This spot grants access to the flowing waters of the Little River and is surrounded by lush foliage tucked behind trees and very close to the river. Permit fee applies.

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The Lodge at Brothers Cove Resort

The lodge at Brothers Cove Resort provides a beautiful mountain retreat with a charming gazebo to host your ceremony. If you are outdoorsy, the Brothers Cove Wedding Venue is the ideal location for you!

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