Also known as “US 129,” the road is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest, with no intersecting roads or driveways to hamper your travel. It is considered “the destination” for thousands of motorcycle and sports car fans throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Can you brave it? It’s best to be cautious as the turns are tight, but the Tail of the Dragon is guaranteed to be the ride of your life!
The nearby Cherohala Skyway is quickly becoming a destination too, with its remote 60 miles of breathtaking scenic mountain highway. The area also has other incredible roads like the Moonshiner 28, Devils Triangle, Diamondback 226, Six Gap North Georgia, The Snake and Great Forest Service Dual Sport and Jeep Roads.
The Tail of the Dragon T-Shirt Shack at the intersection of US 129 and NC 28 is closed for the winter. We’ll be back in March with some new products. Looking forward to next year at the Big Metal Dragon. You can shop our secure On-Line Tail of the Dragon Store anytime. We run Facebook and Instagram contests frequently and provide discounts and special event news in out seasonal Monthly Newsletter. And, make sure to visit Killboy.com to view his weekly highlights and where you can order your Dragon and Cherohala Skyway photos, both current and archives. Killboy.com also offers GoPro rentals and sales (accessories too) at the T-Shirt Shack,
Latest Tail of the Dragon NewsAlien Abudctions & Road to Nowhere
This little six-mile gem has quite a history. One of those projects that was never finished. And then it becomes a great setting for aliens … the kind from space. Read more here.Trucks Banned on Dragon in TN
It has taken 15 years, but Tennessee finally banned large trucks and other vehicles from the Dragon. CLICK HERE to read about this long battle.
March Moto Madness March annual Adventure Riding event in Tellico Plains TN. It’s all about the riding, a spirit of adventure and enjoying time with friends new & old. Join us in the mountains of east TN for a great time. More Info
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