All You Need to Know About Riding the Gatlinburg Trolley to Our Sports Campus

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One of the awesome things about our facility is our location in the heart of the Smoky Mountains! We are just minutes from downtown Gatlinburg, where you will find tons of lodging options, exciting attractions, and fantastic restaurants! While you can always enjoy the short drive over to our location, the most convenient and affordable way to get to our facility is to climb aboard the Gatlinburg Trolley! Here is everything you need to know about riding the Gatlinburg Trolley to our sports campus:

1. Route Information

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The Gatlinburg Trolley operates 7 color-coded routes that take you to different areas of the Smoky Mountains. You can board the trolleys at more than 100 locations throughout the city of Gatlinburg! The primary route of interest for visitors is the Blue Route, which is also known as the East Parkway & Community Center Route. This route starts at the Gatlinburg Mass Transit Center at traffic light #5 and runs along the Parkway to East Parkway, then to our facility. After stopping at our sports campus, the trolley travels up to the Community Center before it returns to the Mass Transit Center. Note the trolleys on the Blue Route depart approximately every 45 minutes.

2. Trolley Fares

The fares for the Gatlinburg Trolley are incredibly affordable, making it one of the best bargains around! For just $0.50, you can travel from anywhere on the Blue Route to Rocky Top Sports World! Just keep in mind that exact change is required because drivers cannot provide any change. You can also ride for an unlimited amount of times for just $2.00 per day! This special all-day Trolley Pass is available at numerous participating Gatlinburg lodging facilities and Gatlinburg City Hall, as well as the two Gatlinburg Welcome Centers. When planning your trip, be sure to check out the latest Gatlinburg Trolley fare information as prices are subject to change.

3. GPS Trolley Locator

gatlinburg trolleyYou can always find the location of your trolley by using the Gatlinburg Trolley’s GPS Trolley Locator! If you are traveling to or from Rocky Top Sports World, just click on the Blue Route in the upper left-hand corner. At that point, you will be able to see all the trolley stops available along this route. For Rocky Top Sports World, simply find our stop at the bottom of the loop on the eastern side of the map. Once you click the stop, you can see the estimated time of arrival for your trolley!

4. About the Gatlinburg Trolley

The Gatlinburg Trolley has a service area of approximately 50 miles in and around Gatlinburg. The trolley system was established in 1980 with just 6 trolleys and has grown to 20 trolleys, making it the fifth largest mass transit system in Tennessee! In addition to the Blue Route to Rocky Top Sports World, there are routes that provide access to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, and even Dollywood!

Since you know how to use the Gatlinburg Trolley, check out all of our sports camps in Gatlinburg today to experience the amazing facilities at Rocky Top Sports World! We hope to see you at a camp or tournament!