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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

Photos & Multimedia

WebCams
Two webcams provide a current view of the park and information about air quality conditions. Images are updated every 15 minutes.

Look Rock (located on the western end of the park)
Purchase Knob (located on the eastern end of the park)


 
Northern Long-eared Bat

Videos

Watch short videos on a variety of topics including white-nose syndrome in bats, elk reintroduction, hemlock woolly adelgids, and more.

The Great Smoky Mountains Association, a non-profit partner of the park, offers hundreds of beautiful videos about the Smokies on their YouTube channel.


 


Photo Galleries

 

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