Winter Road Status
During winter, roads in the park may close due to snow and ice, especially at night when water from melting refreezes on roads. For road status information please call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow road updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »
Elkmont Campground Water
Due to water line construction in the Elkmont Campground, drinking water will not be available in campground sinks. Containers of drinking water will be provided to campers upon check-in. We expect full water service to be restored by March 19.
If you have taken Wilderness First Responder in the past and are due for a renewal, this program will satisfy the requirements to renew certification in First Responder on the national registry. This program is also an excellent review of wilderness medical information and skills. Limited enrollment! Program lasts from Friday lunch to Sunday afternoon.
Cost $393. Includes meals, lodging, and instruction. Advance registration required.
Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is an educational partner of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Tremont is a non-profit environmental education center that provides in-depth education programs that celebrate ecological and cultural diversity, foster stewardship, and nurture appreciation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For additional information, visit Tremont's website at http://www.gsmit.org/