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My husband and I drove through the park on a chilly and drizzly April morning. It was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Augusta, Georgia

I don’t know where to begin because Greenbriar Picnic Area is awesome. There is so much to do. It... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Dixie D
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3635 Taliluna Ave., Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37783
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

My husband and I drove through the park on a chilly and drizzly April morning. It was absolutely gorgeous. We even saw some wild turkeys, and then parked on the way back through to walk a small trail to the water. We sat by the...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I don’t know where to begin because Greenbriar Picnic Area is awesome. There is so much to do. It is a hidden gem in the Gatlinburg area. A little bit off the beaten path but just up the road from downtown Gatlinburg. The river runs...More

1  Thank Dixie D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Greenbrier is a place that most visitors don’t know about. You can wade through the river with water just to your knees or less. Its a soothing place to just spend family time. Vry relaxing and the whole family loves it.

1  Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

There is no place like Greenbrier. It's so very beautiful. There are not regular bathrooms. Composting type toilets. And yes they are kind of gross. But the peace and beauty is worth the sacrifice of modern facilities.

1  Thank Lesa C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the river and relaxing on the water. Great place for the kids. Almost any turn off is a good spot

2  Thank MonsterTraveler53
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was an awesome place to have a picnic and hang out by the water. The kids loved playing in the creek. I am so glad we found it. I highly recommend it.

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time parking along the park's entrance (there is a small paved lot) and spent a few hours wading in the water and exploring the river. We initially drove all the way to the picnic area (the path is pretty rough and...More

2  Thank Tim V
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Even if the park is busy, Greenbrier is usually very quiet. Good place for a picnic, or to get near the river.

2  Thank Anita K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a great area to relax and just get away from some of the crowds. It's a lovely scenic drive along the river with pullouts and plenty of areas to wade or play on the rocks. A great area for a few hours or...More

1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is one of the local favorites with great places to get in the water and float with a tube. Many deeper pools for swimming as well. Take lunch and stay all day. Not too far from area eating places as well.

1  Thank Rebecca R
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