• 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 03/16/2013 to 05/11/2013

    Location: Porch of the Oconaluftee Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Fee Information: Free

Join a Ranger for a cup of coffee and find out what's happening in the park! Coffee provided. Bring a cup if you have one. Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.