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 »
Dispatches from the Field: Issue 3
Resource Roundup: Scan highlights of scientific projects and findings for April-May
Meet the Managers: Wildlife Management and Science
Focus On… The Wild(life) Side of the Smokies
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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...