Contact Public Affairs
All media inquiries should be directed to the park's Public Affairs Office.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Phone: (865) 436-1207
Did You Know?
Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the park. This equals a population density of approximately two bears per square mile. Bears can be found throughout the park, but are easiest to spot in open areas such as Cades Cove and Cataloochee Valley. More...