• Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the national park.

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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  • Spring Road Status

    During spring, park roads may close due to ice, especially at high elevation where wet roads can freeze as temperatures drop at night. For road status information call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »

Professional Development

Teacher Workshops

Improve your teaching skills while enjoying the beauty of the park by participating in one of the many teacher workshops we offer throughout the year. Most are offered free of charge or at a reduced cost. Click the link above to see our upcoming workshops.