Great Smoky Mtns. National Park Sights


Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area

Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area Review

This large, 165-table picnic area is midway between Sugarlands Visitor Center and Cades Cove. The Little River is nearby, where you can fish or take a cooling dip. Metcalf Bottoms has restrooms with flush toilets, potable water, and a 70-seat pavilion (open March–October) that can be reserved in advance for $20. Two easy hiking trails, Metcalf Bottoms and Little Brier, begin at the picnic area.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off Little River Rd. about 11 mi west of Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, 37738
  • Location: Tennessee Side
Updated: 10-12-2012

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