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April 20, 2019

April 20, 2019

April 17-21

April 17-21

IT’S OUR ANNUAL CELEBRATION SALE $4.20 SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS $10-99 SAME RATES FOR ORDERS LESS THAN $10 ($2.50) AND ORDERS OVER $99 (FREE) Also special deal on our MILE 420 metal sign and our ELON UP IN SMOKE metal sign, available in KEY CHAIN SET size, get both for $4.20. And of course, STICKERS too !! Applies to US…

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019

Wookies in the Woods everywhere and one Wookie even in the Water. Great weather even though showers were predicted. Remember, you can’t relay on the reposts of rain in the spring and summer. Showers move through and are gone in a hour or two.

Smoky Mountain Loop

Smoky Mountain Loop

The missing link 16 mile section of the Foothills Parkway is now open. This slightly changes our Smoky Mountain Loop Map, but it is for the good. CLICK HERE for printable map From Little River Road (TN 73) take Wear Gap Road north to Wear Valley, jog right on US321 for 1 mile and jump…

Free Shipping Week

Free Shipping Week

The Tshirt shack is open for the 2019 season. And to get this season rolling, we are offering fee shipping at Tailofthedragonstore.com this week only. We’ve made it easy, no codes necessary !! Get your Dragon Gear now. Road update for Moonshiner 28. New pavement from US 19/74 to Franklin. The potholes and heaves are…

February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

February 2019 -A new season is only a few weeks away. This year we will be opening Friday March 1 as long as the weather holds out. Indications are for an early spring, so get your rides prepped for some action. The Moonshiner 28 has new pavement from US 19/74 to Franklin. Many of the…

December 2018

December 2018

The weather at the Tail of the Dragon has been cold, but has not dramatically affected the road itself. Be aware that the Dragon US129 stays open year round no matter what the weather is, but it can be dangerous if an ice or snow storm hits the area. Other area roads can be closed…

November 29, 2018

November 29, 2018

The weather at the Tail of the Dragon has been cold, but has not dramatically affected the road itself. Be aware that the Dragon US129 stays open year round no matter what the weather is, but it can be dangerous if an ice or snow storm hits the area. Other area roads can be closed…

November 11, 2018

November 11, 2018

A big thank you to all our veterans who proudly served our country. You are the best. Tail of the Dragon

October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018

HAPPY HALLOWEEN !!!! The new section of the Foothills Parkway is scheduled to open on Saturday November 10, 2018. This new 16 mile addition creates a 33 mile scenic roadway from US 129 to Wears Valley near Pigeon Forge. Under construction since 1966 this roadway will have only two access points, one on US 321…

October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018

This past week saw the first two deaths on the Dragon for 2018. On Friday afternoon October 5th a 44 year-old Georgia man south bound went off the road at mile marker 5.5  and was pronounced dead at the scene. News media indicates that the death was a “medical emergency” and was not caused by…

September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 The Tail of the Dragon and all other area roads are in great condition as Hurricane Florence only left a little rain in our area. All of the worst weather was in eastern North Carolina. Some of the area roads were closed as a temporary precaution, but all are now open. The…