USA/TN & NC: Great Smoky Mountains NP – Clingman’s Dome

Clingman’s Dome is one of the main features in the park, straddling the state border. This is the highest peak in the park with the elevation of 6,643 feet (2,025 m), it is also the third highest mountain in the eastern USA. After you drive up the mountain, you can further walk up the spiral observation platform for absolutely stunning panoramic views. At sunset, it looks like the multiple mountain ranges are on fire and covered with smoke, hence the park’s name!