LeConte Lodge inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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.

- Alum Cave Trail
- Boulevard Trail
- Bullhead Trail
- Rainbow Falls Trail
- 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 due to cancellations. 

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 8-5 ET, Monday through Friday. Closed most major holidays.

The 2019 Season - March 25 through November 26

Most dates during the 2019 season are currently booked, although cancellations do occur throughout the season. We suggest calling to check on current availability as dates are constantly changing. Call (865) 429-5704 or email reservations@lecontelodge.com 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday. 

The 2020 Season - March 23 through November 24

Written requests for the 2020 season were accepted starting in early August, 2019. The 2020 reservation form and full procedure was posted at that time under the Reservation section of the website at www.lecontelodge.com. Written requests were printed, and held until early October when they were shuffled, pulled at random and processed simultaneously with phone calls so no preference was given based on the date the request is received.

Most dates during the 2020 season are currently booked, although cancellations do occur throughout the season. We suggest calling to check on current availability as dates are constantly changing. 

Call (865) 429-5704 or email reservations@lecontelodge.com 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday. The office is closed most major holidays and may be closed between 12 and 1 for lunch. For more information, visit www.lecontelodge.com/reservations/.

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.

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