Across Little Pigeon River, northeast of Gatlinburg. US 321 NE 6.2 miles from junction with US 441 in Gatlinburg, north on Pittman Center Rd. (TN 416) 0.4 miles, west on Hills Creek Rd. 0.1 miles to the bridge.
Nestled in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just minutes away from downtown Gatlinburg, is this covered bridge, dedicated to the area’s first family of settlers. Frederick Emert was a Revolutionary War soldier who found this haven in 1784, calling it Emerts Cove. Travel another half-mile to visit the cemetery where he is buried. There are numerous opportunities for the entire family such as fishing, hiking, swimming, rafting, golfing, bird watching and wildlife viewing. Many stroll across the historic covered bridge, while others tour historic City Hall. In the beautiful community of Pittman Center, there is a little something for everyone!
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