Paw-some news!

By Meghan Overdeep
September 29, 2020
Gatlinburg SkyBridge Dog
Credit: Facebook/Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

Good news for pup parents visiting the Great Smoky Mountains: the wildly popular SkyLift Park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is going to the dogs!

The park announced on Monday that canines are now are welcome at the SkyLift, SkyBridge, SkyDeck, and SkyCenter.

“The SkyLift Park is now dog-friendly!” the park revealed on Facebook. “Bring your four-legged friends, free of charge, with you to the SkyLift Park and enjoy the most unique experience in the Smoky Mountains, together!”

And that’s not all. The new SkyTrail, scheduled to open later this Fall, will also be dog-friendly, so you can share one of the most unique hiking trails in Tennessee with your pup.

“Stay tuned, because we will announce the opening date for the trail soon,” the park noted. “In the meantime, come enjoy the SkyLift, SkyBridge, SkyDeck, and SkyCenter with your dog and create lifelong memories together.”

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Keep in mind that the only way to access the top of the mountain with your dog is via the yellow SkyLift chairs. Dog must be leashed at all times.

For more information about SkyLift Park’s dog policy, visit