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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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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

  • Every Wednesday Weekly from 06/18/2014 to 08/06/2014

    Location: Sugarlands Visitor Center | Map Time: 8:15 PM to 9:45 PM Fee Information: Free

See Cataract Falls in a new way--on a lantern-lit night stroll through the old Forks of the River community. Limit 25 people--sign up at Sugarlands Visitor Center. A Hike the Smokies for Families program. Pick up the "Hike the Smokies for Families booklet at any park visitor center.