Ober Mountain

Ober Mountain

1001 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 | (865) 436-5423 | obermountain.com

Attractions, Biking, Groups, Mountain Coaster, Rafting, Tubing, Zipline


Welcome to the scenic year-round world of Ober Mountain Adventure Park and Ski Area. A mountaintop of fun, excitement and beauty high above Gatlinburg, Tennessee is waiting for you!

Ober Mountain Ski Area & Amusement Park is Tennessee’s only ski area and a favorite year-round family destination. Shopping, dining and amusements are just an Aerial Tram ride away.

Come soar 2.1 miles from downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee and a 1472 foot rise in elevation, starting at 1341 feet and reaching a high point of 2813 feet above sea level… already a full 1,000 feet higher than any other cable lift in Gatlinburg (or the entire state of Tennessee), except for Ober’s own Scenic Chairlift which continues your ascent to the peak of Mt Harrison above our mountaintop park. Our two 120-passenger counter-balanced cars provide an amazing aerial experience for all ages, from the young to the young at heart. Our Aerial Tramway departs from downtown Gatlinburg and will whisk you up directly to our Adventure Park and Ski Area. The highest point off the ground, during the Tram ride, is about 300 feet!

History: In the winter of 1972 an idea to provide a safer, more comfortable way to reach the ski area was needed and the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway was born. The tramway was completed in August of 1973 and has celebrated it’s 50th anniversary, having carried MILLIONS OF PEOPLE to Ober Mountain!

Departing regularly from downtown Gatlinburg, this cable car will take you on a breathtaking 2.1-mile ride up to our Adventure Park & Ski Area.

Upon arrival, visitors can take a ride on Tennessee Flyer Mountain Coaster, spin around the rink on the Ice Bumper Cars or take in the views atop Mount Harrison via the Scenic Chairlift. Seasonal activities include: Snow Skiing, Snowboarding, and Snow Tubing in the winter; Downhill Mountain Biking, Alpine Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Chair-Swing, in spring, summer and fall, and the Tennessee Flyer Mountain Coaster, Wildlife Habitat and Indoor Ice Skating year round. The summer season also includes Ober Mountain Whitewater Raft and Zipline in Hartford, Tennessee.


Just the right size for a fun time without being exhausted afterwards. Some of the kids spent the whole day just riding up and down the chair lift. We even had a bear walk right out under us as we slowly went by on the lift.

- Kenny L

A must do if you’re in the area! We went on a Tuesday and it was not crowded and we got to experience everything this place had to offer. The tram and the chairlift were my two favorite items. I recommend to go early and spend the whole day there.

- Matthew F.

The wristband is the way to go! I wish we would have gotten there earlier to do things more times. The Alpine slide was fun. The coaster was a lot of fun. The tram to town had a beautiful view. We really enjoyed it.

- Amy S

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Ober Mountain

1001 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738

(865) 436-5423

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