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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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  • Spring Road Status

    During spring, park roads may close due to ice, especially at high elevation where wet roads can freeze as temperatures drop at night. For road status information call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »

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  • Every Monday Weekly from 06/17/2013 to 08/12/2013

    Location: Elkmont Amphitheater | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Fee Information: Free

Ever dream of being a scientist? Join a ranger to try scientific tools to study wildlife and forests. Be prepared to get "up close and personal" with some of the smallest critters that live in the Smokies.