• 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 »

Event Details

  • Every Thursday Weekly from 06/20/2013 to 08/15/2013

    Location: Clingmans Dome Trailhead | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Fee Information: Free

Scenic vistas, waterfalls, homesites…Let's hit the trail! But, wait… what should you take with you? Join a ranger and learn the knack of what to pack before you make tracks!

Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.