Situated on the eastern side of downtown Gatlinburg and off-the-beaten path, Maranatha Resort possesses the best and least used eastern entrances into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Plus, it’s conveniently located to whitewater rafting, horseback riding, trout fishing, hiking, skiing and snow tubing.Best of all, the resort boasts a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains from the valley floor along, and select accommodations in the resort offer guest access to a community indoor pool.