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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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    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 Friday Weekly from 09/21/2012 to 11/02/2012

    Location: Laurel Falls Trailhead | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Come and hike to one of the most popular waterfalls in the Smokies. Discover the natural diversity of the Smokies. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring water. Hike rated moderate in difficulty.