There is no public transportation at the site.
National Park Service signs are posted along major routes to direct you to the Visitor Center. If you need assistance with navigation once you arrive, ask the Visitor Center employee for maps to direct you to each area of the site, or to routes in and out of town.
If you need additional assistance before you arrive, please feel free to call the Visitor Center at 423-638-3551.
Did You Know?
The United States purchased Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000.00 during Andrew Johnson's administration. Secretary of State William Seward was instrumental in the purchase. People who thought the investment a bad idea called the purchase "Seward's Folly" and "Johnson's Polar Bear Garden."