Winter Road Status
During winter, roads in the park may close due to snow and ice, especially at night when water from melting refreezes on roads. For road status information please call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow road updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »
Missing from our skies
Artwork by Lindy C., Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius)
Artwork by Cailon G, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)
Artwork by Amber L, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides boreali)
Did You Know?
At 480 feet, Fontana Dam, located on the southwestern boundary of the park, is the tallest concrete dam east of the Rocky Mountains. The dam impounds the Little Tennessee River forming Fontana Lake and produces hydroelectric power. More...