4 places you never knew existed in the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains are full of forgotten places 

They're full of history, former homesteads or lost attractions 

Here are some of our favorite abandoned places ... 

Tommy Bartlett's stadium still exists in Pigeon Forge, but the lake is dried up 

The Water Circus


The old chairlifts can still be seen in the trees in Gatlinburg

Fun Mountain 


Some structures from the first settlers still remain in Elkmont 



Living up to its name, this theme park met many hardships 

Ghost Town in the Sky


Read about even more abandoned places!