Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

At almost a 10 million visitors a year the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has more vistors any other national park. The park spans both the Great Smokey Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains which in turn are both part of the larger Appalachian Mountains.The park spans both North Carolina near the city of Cherokee and Tennessee near the city of Gatlinburg spaning over 800 square miles in total. In 1983 the park became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are many streams that run throughout the park and fishing, hiking, camping, and horseback riding can all be enjoyed by visitors to the park.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Info


Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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News

Crews Begin Clearing Mudslide on Spur

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Federal Highways Administration staff assessed the mudslide on the Spur this morning and began clearing operations.

Park Facilities Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Sugarlands Visitor Center, Oconaluftee Visitor Center, and Elkmont Campground will be closed for the remainder of today, February 6, 2020, due to inclement weather throughout the region.

Spur Reopened Following Slide Repair

Great Smoky Mountains National Park crews completed debris removal along the northbound Spur between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge this evening at approximately 5:30 p.m. Both lanes are reopened to all traffic. Park crews received assistance from the Federal Highways Administration and contractors to complete the work.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Photos

Mingo Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Mingo Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Abrams Creek

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Abrams Creek

Abrams Creek is the longest creek entirely within the borders of GSMNP. It drains most of Cades Cove and flows westerly 25 miles or so before emptying into the Little Tennessee River. This footbridge over Abrams Creek marks the beginning of the 2.5 mile hike from far western side of Cades Cove to Abrams Falls, the largest waterfall in GSMNP in terms of volume.

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee, USA. Elevation: 1,730 ft. April 12, 2018.

Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

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Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

The Island

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The Island

Pigeon Forge

Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

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Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

Pigeon Forge

Stage West

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Stage West

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

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Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

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Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

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Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

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Riding the The Greay Smoky Mountain Wheel

Pigeon Forge

Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

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Mama's Farmhouse Dinner

Pigeon Forge

Stage West

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Stage West

Pigeon Forge

Stage West

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Stage West

Pigeon Forge