Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Mailing Address:
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

(865) 436-1200

Description: The most visited National Park in the US – Great Smoky Mountains National Park is world renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, lush forests, rivers and waterfalls that appear along hiking routes, and scenic views of the mist-covered mountains.

What To Do: Here are things to see and do in the park:

  • Auto Touring
  • Bicycling
  • Burial Landscapes
  • Camping
  • Fall Colors
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Buildings
  • Horseback Riding
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger-led Programs
  • Waterfalls
  • Wildflowers and Blooming Shrubs
  • Wildlife Viewing

Campsites: The park has seven areas where groups may camp:

  • Big Creek
  • Cades Cove
  • Cataloochee
  • Cosby
  • Deep Creek
  • Elkmont
  • Smokemont

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: Great Smoky Mountains National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Fees: Entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is free. Fees are charged for activities such as overnight camping ($14-23 per night).

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