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

    Great Smoky Mountains

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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

  • Multiple Days: 06/14/2014, 07/12/2014, 08/10/2014

    Location: Orientation Shelter at the entrance to the Cades Cove Loop Road | Map Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Fee Information: Free

See Cades Cove in a different light on this easy 2-mile walk. Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water and a flashlight. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Subject to cancellation due to hazardous weather.