Newfound Gap Road (US-441) Closed going to Cherokee
Jan 24, 2013
Due to rain Newfound Gap Road (US-441) between Gatlinburg, TN and Cherokee, NC is closed to through traffic. The rain caused a landslide at Mile Marker 22 on the North Carolina side of the park. The road is open in TN from Gatlinburg to Newfound Gap, however it is subject to closure when the road becomes snowy or icy.
If you are wanting to visit Cherokee, NC during your stay you will need to take a alternate route. Call or come by Heartland Cabin Rentals so we can help you with directions.
Alternate Route - Interstate 40 east to exit 20 in NC. (Maggie Valley) and follow the signs.
By Doug Shanks a Smoky Mountain blogger and writes about things to do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Sevierville, Tennessee. Area interests include hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, shopping, and family fun.