• 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 Saturday Weekly from 06/22/2013 to 08/17/2013

    Location: Elkmont Amphitheater | Map Time: 8:00 PM to 8:45 PM Fee Information: Free

Learn about the important role bats play in the ecosystem, why their very existence is being threatened, and what you can do to help. Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.