Hotels and Cabins

LeConte Lodge inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park

LeConte Lodge on top of Mount Le Conte, provides the only lodging in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The lodge is accessible only by hiking trails. These are the hiking trails you can use to reach it: Alum Cave Trail, Boulevard Trail, Bullhead Trail, Rainbow Falls Trail and Trillium Gap Trail.

See the detailed trail map to LeConte Lodge.

Reservation Process

A lottery type booking system each October is used to book reservations for the upcoming year. Any dates not booked during the lottery are available for call-in reservations at (865) 429-5704. In December, a date-specific wait list is started for lodging that becomes available because of  cancellations. For more information, visit

Any cancellations or openings that occur between October and December will be offered to the first phone inquiry after it occurs. Please call (865) 429-5704 for current availability. You will need to fill out a new form for the wait list when available. The reservation business hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. It is closed most major holidays.

LeConte Haven for Lodgers and Hikers

The office of the LeConte Lodge is the hub of activities both at the lodge and on the mountain. Visitors at the lodge are offered numerous forms of non-electronic entertainment, and many day hikers use the office as a resting place before making the trek back down the mountain.

Day hikers may purchase merchandise and food at the camp store.