About Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The most visited park in America has no entrance fee, preserved historic communities, and abundant wildlife. Absorb the history and enjoy the wilderness.

FAQs about Vacationing at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Answers to all your important Great Smoky National Park vacation questions about wildlife viewing, pets in the park, plus winter and backcountry routes. Read More...

History and Culture of the Great Smokies

This national park is like a tapestry of mountain communities and Native Americans who loved the land so much they wanted it to be preserved for all the world to enjoy. Read More...

Official Park Map PDF

This is a very specific, and useful, map of Great Smoky Mountains National Park showing roads and trails plus sections of the park. Read More...

Places inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This national park was stitched together from several pioneer communities. Here is a summary of those preserved places, visitor centers, and entrances. Read More...

Weather and Seasons in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Olympic has a reputation for rain—and true, parts of the peninsula receive 12 feet of rain every year. See the forecast and average temperatures here. Read More...