The most visited park in America has no entrance fee, preserved historic communities, and abundant wildlife. Absorb the history and enjoy the wilderness.
Answers to all your important Great Smoky National Park vacation questions about wildlife viewing, pets in the park, plus winter and backcountry routes.
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.
Don't leave home without a map of park roads, attractions, and overlooks to make the most of your Smoky Mountain vacation.
This national park was stitched together from several pioneer communities. Here is a summary of those preserved places, visitor centers, and entrances.
Learn about Leave No Trace principles and the protection of wildlife such as elk in the national park and surrounding forests.
The forests of Great Smoky Mountains National Park are noted for humid weather patterns. Shaped by elevation, slope, and exposure, these can change rapidly.