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 »
Dispatches from the Field: Issue 2
Resource Roundup: Scan highlights of scientific projects and findings for February & March
Meet the Managers will return in Issue 3
Focus On…Dying giants: the loss of hemlocks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Did You Know?
Money to buy the land that became Great Smoky Mountains National Park was raised by individuals, private groups, and even school children who pledged their pennies. In addition, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Fund donated $5 million to create the park. More...