With a stay at Townsend Gateway Inn in Townsend (Townsend Visitor Center), you'll be minutes from River Rage Go-Kart Track and close to Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. This motel is within close proximity of Dark Island Swinging Bridge and The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum. Make yourself at home in one of the 18 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and separate sitting areas, and housekeeping is provided daily. Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities include a picnic area and barbecue grills. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby, fees may apply.