New Attractions to Debut at Ober Gatlinburg

See recent posts by Amanda Geronikos

Ober Gatlinburg hasn’t opened a new ski slope since 1987, but that’s about to change.

The resort has announced Yeti’s Run, expected to open for Winter 2014-2015. The new slope will span 635 feet, and be considered “Advanced Difficulty.” It will also feature lighting for nighttime skiing and snowboarding.

Also, Ober Gatlinburg — which doubles as an amusement park — will launch Mountain Coaster in Spring 2015. Riders will be treated to amazing views of the Great Smoky Mountains as they’re whisked along 4,000 feet of track for five and a half minutes.

Visitors can look forward to a new Bobcat Exhibit, too, which will be home to two new Bobcats who came to the park earlier this year.

–Amanda Geronikos

Our team of parents and travel experts chooses each product and service we recommend. Anything you purchase through links on our site may earn us a commission.

×