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.
Multiple Days: 10/04/2013, 10/11/2013, 10/18/2013, 10/25/2013Location: Cades Cove Orientation Shelter at the entrance to the Loop Road | Map Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fee Information: Free
Join a ranger on a nighttime walk to listen to the spirits of Cades Cove. Walk of 2.5 miles is rated easy in difficulty. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Flashlights recommended. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.