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.
Every Thursday Weekly from 09/20/2012 to 10/25/2012Location: Porch of the Oconaluftee Visitor Center | Map Time: 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM Fee Information: Free
Do bear hibernate? Are there any other animals that hibernate? Join a ranger to discover the answers to these and many more questions about hibernation. Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.