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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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    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 »

Event Details

  • Every Friday Weekly from 06/20/2014 to 08/08/2014

    Location: Cades Cove Visitor Center/Cable Mill area | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Grab the kids and meet a ranger to get the scoop on animal skins, tracks, and…poop!

Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.