Gatlinburg City Parks

The Recreation Department maintains three Public Parks in Gatlinburg: Mynatt Park, Mills Park and Herbert Holt Park. Each Park provides plenty of recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy on a daily basis, including basketball, soccer, walking, and exercising tracks, picnic pavilions, tennis and pickleball at the Don Watson Tennis Center at Mynatt Park, and trout fishing to name a few.

Mills Dog Park

The City of Gatlinburg operates a Dog Park, which is located inside of Mills Park. The Park has been opened since November 2021 and was formally opened with a dedication ceremony in March 2022. This park allows Gatlinburg citizens and visitors a place to bring their faithful...

Walk or jog on some of the best trails in Gatlinburg. Let the kids loose on a playground, or rent a picnic pavilion for a family get-together in a Gatlinburg city park. Our three city parks provide easy access to recreational fun at Gatlinburg hotels, condos and campgrounds. It’s an easy way to enjoy fishing, sports and trails in Gatlinburg without having to drive to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Learn more about our city parks below!

All of Gatlinburg’s city parks have covered pavilions, which can be reserved for groups and families planning get-togethers and outings. The City of Gatlinburg provides free pavilion usage to Gatlinburg residents. For visitors to Gatlinburg, the fee structure is as follows: Mynatt and Mills Park: 0-4 hours $25.00, 4 + hours $35.00. Herbert Holt Park: 0-4 hours $35.00, 4 + hours $45.00. For reservations, call the Gatlinburg Recreation Department at (865) 436-4990. Reservation fees must be paid prior to the scheduled usage.

Great Smoky Mountains

Cascading waterfalls, roaming wildlife and a view that stretches out over 500,000 acres – this is the country’s most-visited national park. Vacationers often start in Gatlinburg and make their way to one of the park’s famous paths where they can find everything...