Hwy 19 at Soco Gap, 38 miles west of Ashville, North Carolina. Featuring handcrafts of the Great Smoky Mountains. Distinctive Gifts - Native and Indian Crafts Souvenirs - Free Picnic Area. Located at eastern entrance to the Cherokee Indian Reservation and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Elevation approx. 4000 ft. Exceptional views of the mountains and valley. Mailing address, Waynesville, North Carolina.