Wolf Creek General Store & Cafe

Iron Works Grill, Tellico Plans TN

Wheelers Performance ~ Robbinsville NC

Cherokee Realty ~ Robbinsville NC

129 Dragon Shine & Helmets

Appalachian Driving Experience

Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center

Lynn’s Place ~ Robbinsville NC

Claw of the Dragon ~ Southwest Virginia

Iron Works Grill, Tellico Plans TN

Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson ~ Maryville TN

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Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles: America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road.

Designated 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, Foothills Parkway, Smoky Mountain Loop, Devils Triangle, Blue Ridge Parkway, The Gambler NC209, Diamondback 226, Devil's Staircase, Six Gap North Georgia, The Snake US421 and many Great Forest Service Dual Sport and Jeep Roads.

The Complete History of US 129 from Chiefland, FL to Knoxville, TN
by Ron Johnson 2020

May 2022

Moving into the middle of spring we see the weather beginning to change into the summer pattern of afternoon showers. We have learned that when the prediction for rain is less than 50% for the day, rain is unlikely, or spotty and short lived at worst.

Also want to remind everyone that in North Carolina take it easy on the 4-lanes, especially on NC 28 and US19 near Bryson City and Andrews. Saw a large group pulled over the other day on 28. Easy pickings for troopers. Wide open roads with 55 or 60 mph limit is tempting to add a little extra, but you take your chances.

Foothills Parkway Closures 2022

Sections of the Foothills Parkway will be closed to traffic during the summer of 2022. We have all the details and maps of alternative routes.

Tail of the Dragon Store

Tail of the Dragon offers custom signs in both street sign and shield format. You can add a photo too. What a great way to remember your trip to the Dragon. 

Tail of the Dragon Store

Find your swag for all the great roads including Cherohala Skwyay, Tail of the Dragon, Moonshiner 28, Devils Triangle, Six Gap, Diamondback and more. 

New Jersey Family
New Jersey Family at the Tail July 3, 2020

Upcoming 2022 Events

From official rallies with hundreds of attendees to a small gathering of friends, our region is ready to host your group. Let us help you plan your event.

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Weekends on the tail of the dragon never disappoint.

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Find your purpose and fight to live the life that you want to live.

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Be sure to get your Tail of the Dragon photos from the original dragon photographer: @killboydotcom

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Come on nerd, let’s go riding! 😸
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As seen feeling out the full suspension overhaul at Deal’s Gap. Last time I had the GTR on the Tail of the Dragon it was totally stock. Incomparable really. 📸 killboydotcom

I think the coilovers were set maybe 3 clicks back from full stiff on this run.

**If the timeline seems like I’m moving quickly it is because I’m catching up the story of my BNR32 Skyline from day 1 to present.**

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When life gives you lemons, you drive an RX-7. @notcoywhite

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‼️1500 mi+6 passes on the #tailofthedragon 9k rpm over and over the #ej1 didn’t skip a beat. classichondasonthedragon can’t wait to do it again🔰✅ #hondastreetgarage #Honda #Acura #ej1 #integra #egcivic #civic #dc2 #efcivic #dc2r #ef9 #hybridracing #hasport #jbtuned #k20 #kseries #bseries #k20a2 #k24 #b16 #b16a #gsr #jdmgram #typer #b18c #kosei #koseik1 ...

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Increase your smiles per gallon. Ride the tail of the dragon.

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Happy Friday from the tail of the dragon. Here’s your reminder to get your Killboy photos.

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