Tourist Information

An open-air orientation shelter borders the parking lot just before the start of the Cades Cove Loop Rd. Stop here for a free park guide. Copies of the Cades Cove Tour booklet ($1) are for sale if you are interested in the history of the buildings bordering the drive. A full-service visitor center sits at stop 11, which is midway along the Cades Cove Loop Rd.