17 top webcams to see live views of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

Clingmans Dome cam
A live view from Clingmans Dome (screenshot courtesy of the NPS live camera)

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Are you missing the Smoky Mountains?

Looking for traffic conditions? Weather conditions? Cute animals?

We have you covered. With modern technology, it’s easier than ever to “be there” without really being there.

Whether you want to spy on some baby eaglets at Dollywood or check the weather conditions on top of Clingmans Dome, these live webcams will transport you right to the heart of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP).

1. Anakeesta

With its new AnaVista tower, Anakeesta now offers some of the tallest views in downtown Gatlinburg.

And now, you can take in the views of Anakeesta from anywhere in the world! You can also get a view of Firefly Village.

View Anakeesta’s webcam

2. Cabins USA

Cabins USA offers a live view of the Parkway in Pigeon Forge.

This view shows the area near the Titanic Museum along the main strip and is a great way of getting a glimpse of the traffic in Pigeon Forge.

View the Cabins USA webcam

3. Clingmans Dome (GSMNP)

Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, reaching an elevation of 6,643 feet.

Read Also: 10 things you didn’t know about Clingmans Dome

With the Clingmans Dome webcam, you can view current conditions and compare the difference between a good visibility day compared to a bad visibility day.

On a clear day, guests can see a view of the mountains that spans over 100 miles.

View the Clingmans Dome webcam

Eagles at Dollywood
See these eagles live on camera with the Dollywood eagle cam (photo by Daniel Munson/TheSmokies.com)

4. Dollywood Eagle Cams

Dollywood is home to the largest exhibit for non-releasable Bald Eagles in the United States.

The eagle cams at Dollywood are one of my personal favorite views around the Smokies, because if you’re lucky, you might just be able to watch a baby eaglet grow up before your very eyes.

Read Also: This adorable eaglet was born at Dollywood’s eagle sanctuary on Easter

The Dollywood eagle cams are presented by the American Eagle Foundation.

View Dollywood’s eagle cam

5. Gatlinburg SkyLift Park

The SkyLift Park webcam offers a beautiful view of the mountains.

Watch guests at SkyLift Park board the lift with a beautiful bird’s eye view of the mountains in the background.

View the SkyLift Park webcam

6. Gatlinburg Space Needle

The camera at the Gatlinburg Space Needle overlooks the Gatlinburg Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains.

This camera gives viewers an insight to current Gatlinburg traffic conditions.

View the Gatlinburg Space Needle webcam

7. Hearthside Cabin Rentals

Hearthside Cabin Rentals offers views of the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge areas from a few of their cabins.

Get a sample of a beautiful mountain view from your cabin before you go!

View the Hearthside Cabin Rentals webcam

8. Newfound Gap

Newfound Gap, according to the National Park Service (NPS), is the lowest drivable pass through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The Newfound Gap camera shows a live view to the Southeast as well as current weather conditions.

Digital images from web-based cameras are updated about every 15 minutes.

View the Newfound Gap camera

Look Rock
A view from Look Rock (screenshot courtesy of the NPS live camera)

9. Look Rock (GSMNP)

Get a beautiful view of the mountains from Look Rock. This site also shows current air quality, visibility and weather conditions.

This camera is located on the edge of the park at mid-elevation with potential views of iconic landmarks such as Mount LeConte and Cades Cove.

View the Look Rock webcam

10. Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg offers not one, but two views of The Smokies. One view shows activities at Ober Gatlinburg, and the other shows a mountain valley view from Ober.

View the Ober Gatlinburg webcam 

11. Patriot Getaways

The Patriot Getaways cameras offer two views. One view shows Knotty Nest, which overlooks Pigeon Forge.

The second camera is above Smoky Mountain Escape Games. The Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge is visible in this live view.

View the Patriot Getaways webcam

12. Purchase Knob (GSMNP)

The camera from Purchase Knob looks northeast and shows the mountain view along with current weather conditions.

View the Purchase Knob camera

Penguins at Ripley's
You don’t have to visit in person to check in on your penguin friends (photo courtesy of Ripley’s Aquarium of The Smokies)

13. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

If a penguin cam doesn’t bring a smile to your face, I’m not sure what will.

Watch these flightless birds play around in the water at Ripley’s and check in on your friends if you can’t make it to the aquarium in person.

View the Ripley’s penguin cam

14. Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster

The panoramic view from Rowdy Bear gives viewers an up close and personal view of the track at Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park in Gatlinburg.

A panoramic shot of Rowdy Bear shows viewers the track as well as nearby landmarks.

View the Rowdy Bear webcam

15. Twin Creeks (GSMNP)

The Twin Creeks camera offers a view of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at an elevation of about 1,932 feet.

This view is updated about every 15 minutes.

View the Twin Creeks camera

16. WATE

WATE also offers views of Pigeon Forge from their towercam, which is a great way to check current weather conditions of the area.

View the WATE webcam

17. WonderWorks Pigeon Forge

The WonderWorks webcam is a view of their building and its parking lot. So, if you’re considering a day at WonderWorks, the WonderWorks webcam can offer some insight to how crowded it might be.

View the WonderWorks webcam

What’s your favorite live view of the Great Smoky Mountains and Sevier County? Let us know in the comments!

Disclaimer: While we do our best to bring you the most up-to-date information, attractions or prices mentioned in this article may vary by season and are subject to change. Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any mentioned business, and have not been reviewed or endorsed these entities. Contact us at [email protected] for questions or comments.

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