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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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  • Trail Advisory

    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

  • Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/17/2013 to 08/17/2013

    Location: Sugarlands Visitor Center | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Join a ranger on a short walk to discover why the Smokies are special in the summer. Topics may include waterfalls, wildflowers, trees, history, salamanders, and birds.