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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

Area Communities

Communities surrounding the national park offer services and amenities that are not available in the park, including hotels, restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, and other shopping opportunities. Please contact the tourism departments or Chambers of Commerce listed below. (By clicking on these links, you will leave the Great Smoky Mountains National Park website.)

North Carolina

Tennessee

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