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All the Info You Need to Know Before Going Ober Gatlinburg Snow Tubing

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Have you ever visited Ober Gatlinburg in the winter? Ober Gatlinburg snow tubing is one of the most popular winter activities for locals and visitors in Gatlinburg, and you definitely don’t want to miss out on it!

Snow Tubing at Ober GatlinburgDuring your 90 minute session time, you can experience all of the fun of tubing downhill in the snow without having to make the long hike up the mountain. After snow tubing down the hill, Ober Gatlinburg’s “Magic Carpet” escalator will ride you back to the top of the mountain so you can tube downhill over and over again.

The snow tubing park at Ober Gatlinburg features 10 lanes across a 400-foot hill, so you can race against friends and family as you speed downhill.

Take a look at this video of snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg:

Ober Gatlinburg Snow Tubing Hours

Ober’s snow tubing season will begin on November 18, 2017 and run through April 1, 2018. Tubing sessions last 90 minutes and are available throughout the day. Generally speaking, sessions take place at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Keep in mind that the snow tubing sessions can be canceled and some session times fill up quicker than others.

To check availability times of a specific date, click here.

Ober Gatlinburg is a great group activityHow to Buy Tickets for Ober Gatlinburg Snow Tubing

Tickets for snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg are sold on a first come, first served basis. They can be purchased online by clicking HERE or at the two on-site ticket offices.

Same day tickets are sold at the snow tubing ticket office on the mountain. If you want to purchase tickets in advance, you can purchase them at the advance tubing ticket office in the Tramway Mall located downtown or the tubing ticket office on the mountain.

Ober Gatlinburg Snow Tubing Age Restrictions

Anyone ages 3+ can go snow tubing at Ober Gatlinburg! To ride a snow tube alone, children must be at least 6 years old and 42” tall. Children ages 3-5 can ride with an adult. 

Ober Gatlinburg Snow Tubing Prices

Prices are $25 per 90-minute session, every day.

Ober Gatlinburg snow tubing prices and schedule.To learn more about other things to do during the winter, look at all of the best attractions in Gatlinburg.


  • Avatar for Kristine Papp Meyers
    Kristine Papp Meyers

    What does on usually wear when tubing. We have never been in snow and live in FL and are unsure if we need a full snow suit.

    December 13, 2017 at 8:38 pm

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