Ride the glass elevator over 400 feet and step out to a breathtaking 360 degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Smoky Mountains straddle the Tennessee-North Carolina border in the Southeastern United States. They are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains. The Smokies are best known as the home of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, which protects most of the forest. Mount LeConte is highly visible, which is the tallest mountain in the eastern United States. It rises 6,593 ft tall from its immediate base to its highest peak. The Space Needles observation deck provides the best view of this mountain and its surroundings.
You can also enjoy the changing forestry with each season. Observe the lush, green foliage in summer and the foggy valleys in spring. The autumn leaves are vibrant with red, gold, and orange colors. If you brave the cold, you can witness the most beautiful of all, the snow covered Smokies. The Space Needle is the best place to admire the changing seasons.
The observation deck also provides a spectacular view of Gatlinburg’s downtown area from one end to the other. Enjoy the sights by day or Gatlinburg’s lights by night. Free SeeCoast viewfinders are available for a closer look.of the Smokies.Don’t forget your camera!
The Space Needle, family owned and operated, is an all steel observation tower served by 2 elevators with a capacity of 20 persons each. The deck can hold 250 people and offers views of the Great Smoky Mountains and the resort city of Gatlinburg. The tower is 407’ high with a total weight of 4,000,000 pounds and construction time was 380 days.
Come bring in the new year with thousands at Gatlinburg's New Year's Eve Ball Drop and Pyrotechnics Show on December 31st at the Space Needle. "Best New Year's Eve Show in the South." It's THE place to be.