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.
Every Wednesday Weekly from 06/19/2013 to 08/14/2013Location: Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area Pavilion | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Free
What was it like to grow up in these mountains before any of the modern conveniences we enjoy today? Join a ranger to experience how life used to be in these mountains, including how kids explored and what they liked to do for fun. Be prepared for a short 1.5 mile hike.