Smoky Mountain visitors flock to the Gatlinburg area to soak in the majestic forest scenery and mountain air. What better way to spend your vacation then immersing yourself in the local outdoor culture? Ober Gatlinburg is an all-seasons park where you can enjoy a number of exciting attractions! Whether you’re an avid skier or amusement park lover, you’ll truly enjoy the hours spent at this “Mountaintop of Fun”.

Hop on one of America’s largest tramways that will bring you right into the heart of the action!

A Skier’s Paradise

With 10 slopes to choose from, skiing at Ober Gatlinburg is unmatched! Not only can you rent all of the equipment needed to shred the slopes, but skiing lessons are available, as well! Group lessons start at just $25.00 and are the perfect way to spend a snowy winter day!

On the other hand, revisit your childhood on the Ober Gatlinburg Tubing Hill! Sled down a 300 feet long track with a 50’ vertical drop. Don’t worry, no special skills or equipment are required to ride!

Wildlife Encounters

Have you always wanted to see a black bear up close? How about a bobcat, skunk, owl, or river otter? At Ober Gatlinburg, you’ll be able to do that and more! Visitors are offered a safe and comfortable way to appreciate animal species native to the Smoky Mountain area.

Bring the family to witness zoo staff feed the otters. You and your children will love being a part of this fun and adorable show.

All-Seasons Ice Skating!

Centered in the on-site enclosed mall, Ober Gatlinburg’s indoor ice skating rink is perfect for any time of the year. There couldn’t be a better all-seasons activity than this!

If you don’t have your skates with you, no problem. With over 400 pairs of rental skates available, you won’t need to worry about trucking along your own.

Not only can you enjoy all-day skating, but you can also reserve the rink for birthday parties! Surprise your children with a special celebration at Ober Gatlinburg.

Enjoy the Outdoor Scenery

Alpine Slide

Have you ever wanted to ride a bobsled? Now you can!

The Alpine Slide is a dry track simulated bobsled on which you can ride through the woods and ski slopes. Choose from one of two 1800 feet long trails for an exciting adventure. Don’t be too scared though– you can control your speed according to your preference!

Scenic Chairlift

Craving those mountaintop views, but would rather skip the hike? Ride the scenic chairlift for a birds-eye view of the Gatlinburg area. This scenic trip offers plenty of opportunities for photos.

Additionally, if you’re a bluegrass fan, enjoy a live bluegrass band at the top landing of the chairlift. You can catch the show between the months of May and November!

Food and Retail Therapy

Dining Options

Dine at the Seasons of Ober Restaurant or the Loft Lounge at Ober while taking in the view of Gatlinburg! You’ll find a wide selection of tempting brews and menu items to please your entire party! Host your wedding, reception, or parties on-site for a unique experience.

If you’re looking for a more casual experience, visit one of these locations for a quick bite! Grab a burger or pizza at the Sidewalk Cafe or stop by Leconte Deli for a cold, steamed, or toasted sub. Last but not least, you have to try a piece of homemade delicious fudge at The Fudge Shop.

Shopping Boutiques

Shop on top of the mountain or at locations downtown on the Parkway! You can visit name-brand stores such as Helly Hansen, Kuhl, and Mountain Hardware. Purchase a handmade souvenir from one of the many gift shops along the route.

An All-Seasons Mountain Oasis in Gatlinburg

Escape to the Smoky Mountains this year for a fun filled excursion at Ober Gatlinburg. Everyone in your family will have a blast checking out the numerous activities and amusements. Bring your snow boots or sun visor for an enjoyable mountain trip!

Read more about local Gatlinburg attractions here!

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About Andrew Parrott

Andrew Parrott is as close to the most interesting man in the world as you can get. As a resident of Tennessee, he knows his stuff when it comes to the Smoky Mountains! When not wrangling wild boars, he enjoys spending time with his family.

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