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.
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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...