Location: Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
From Townsend Visitors Center in Townsend, 2.9 miles to Y intersection in Park:
Right 7 miles to Cades Cove; left to Campground and Store.
Length: 11 mile loop
Level: Great for all level of bicyclists.
Type Road: Paved
Features: Wildlife, cabins, churches, mill, mountain
streams, panoramic vistas.
Access: Turn right from Townsend Visitors Center, 7906 E.
Lamar Alexander Parkway. Follow Hwy. 73 to ‘Y’ intersection. Turn right and
follow to Cades Cove. Parking available at Cades Cove Store.
Bicycles may be rented April through October at the Cades
Cove Bike Shop. On Wednesday and Saturdays, Memorial Day through Labor Day, the
Loop Road is closed to autos from sunrise until 10:00 a.m. During this time it
is bicycles only! For more information, call 865-448-9034.