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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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  • Trail Advisory

    Several trails in the park are temporarily closed. Please check the "Backcountry Facilities" section of the Temporary Road and Facilities Closures page for further details. More »

Emergency Information

Numbers to call for emergencies:

Park Emergency Line

(865) 436-9171
Cherokee Police (828) 497-4131
Gatlinburg Police (865) 436-5181
Haywood County Sheriff (828) 452-6666



Area Hospitals
:

Blount Memorial Hospital
907 E Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN
(865) 983-7211

LeConte Medical Center
742 Middle Creek Road
Sevierville, TN
(865) 446-7000
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Swain County Hospital
45 Plateau Street
Bryson City, NC
(828) 488-2155
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Haywood Regional Medical Center
262 Leroy George Drive
Clyde, NC
(828) 456-7311

Did You Know?

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is America's most visited national park.

Between 8-10 million people visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park each year, making it the most visited national park in the country.