Official Great Smoky Mountains National Park Map PDF

Download the official map of Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see the major park roads, rivers, park visitor centers, and the Appalachian Trail which bisects the park.
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Overview map of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park attractions noted on this map include Cades Cove and Roaring Fork motor nature trails, Clingmans Dome, Mountain Farm Museum, and the Chimney Tops rock formations.

Map items outside the park include Fontana Lake, Santeetlah Lake, the Nantahala National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherohala Skyway, Look Rock, and the Cherokee Indian Reservation (Qualla Boundary).

This map also shows the general location of gateway towns such as Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Maryville in Tennessee, and Bryson City, Wesser, Robbinsville, Dillsboro, and Waynesville in North Carolina.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Region Map PDF

This map of Great Smoky Mountains National Park shows outlying gateways from Knoxville, Tenn. in the north to Waynesville, N.C. in the south.

The Gatlinburg Trolley driving through Pigeon Forge. Photo by Ron Miguel via Flickr

Gatlinburg Trolley to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Gatlinburg Trolley Tan Line stops at Sugarlands Visitor Center, Laurel Falls parking lot, and Elkmont Campground.

Entrance sign to Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Gatlinburg

Park Entrances to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The majority of visitors enter through the Sugarlands entrance on the park’s north side by driving through Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Man walking dog on a forest trail

Can I Bring My Pet to Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

Pets are not allowed on any trails in Great Smoky, except for two - the Gatlinburg Trail and Oconaluftee River Trail.

Cades Cove Visitor Information Center.

Visitor Centers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There are four main visitor centers in the park: Cades Cove, Clingmans Dome, Oconaluftee, and Sugarlands.

The Mountain Farm Museum at Oconaluftee Valley inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Oconaluftee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

At the main south entrance, tour the Mountain Farm Museum, pioneer buildings, stroll along the Oconaluftee River, and up the road see a historic gristmill.

Map of location of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North America

Where is Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

Great Smoky is in the eastern part of the United States on the Tennessee-North Carolina border. Gatlinburg, TN is the most popular gateway town.

Bike riding on the Cades Cove Loop in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Biking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bring your bicycle and mountain bike to the national park. Here's were you can ride.

Screenshot of YouTube video about the Great Smoky Mountains Nordic Ski Patrol

Nordic Ski Patrol of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

If you venture out on the closed road to Clingmans Dome in winter, you may run into volunteers on cross-country skis, ready to assist visitors in trouble.