Follow these directions to save time by avoiding the traffic of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg.
• Directions from I-75 North (Chattanooga) or I-75 South (Lexington)
Continue on I-75 towards Knoxville until you reach intersection of I-40. Join I-40 and follow signs towards Asheville, NC, staying on I-40 E. Continue with I-40 directions, getting off on exit 435, Newport, take right onto Highway 321.
• Directions from I-81 South (Bristol)
Follow I-81 S towards Knoxville/Asheville until you reach intersection of I-40, take ramp on left to Asheville on I-40E. Continue I-40 directions below, taking exit 435, turning right onto 321.
• Directions from I-40
Get off at Exit 435, Newport, and turn onto Highway 321 following the signs to Gatlinburg.
If you are coming from the North Carolina side of the interstate (traveling West, from Asheville) you will take a left off of the exit ramp onto Highway 321.
If you are coming from the Tennessee side of the interstate (traveling East, from Knoxville or Bristol) you will take a right off of the exit ramp onto Highway 321
Follow 321 about 6 miles until stop sign, Highway 321 will turn right here
Continue to next stop sign (less than a tenth of a mile) and turn left to follow Highway 321 to Gatlinburg.
In about 6.8 miles you will pass the Bear Cub Hotel on the left; your next turn is just around the bend in the road Highway 321 (and you) will turn on the next road to the right.Turn right onto Cosby/Hooper Highway following the signs for Highway 321 and Gatlinburg
You will see Laughin’ Larry’s Fireworks and the Cosby Post Office here
Now, continue on Highway 321 about 7 miles. Your next turn can be tough to see. Turn right onto Butler Branch Road, you should see a sign that says Cobbly Nob and Deer Ridge on it.
Drive through the golf course and follows the signs to Deer Ridge.
Guest Services (where you need to check-in) is the 5th building on the left.
Please give us a call at 877-DEER-RIDGE (877-333-7743) if you need help finding us.