• 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 Sunday Weekly from 06/16/2013 to 08/04/2013

    Location: Porch of the Oconaluftee Visitor Center | Map Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM Fee Information: Free

Whoooooo!!!! Have you ever heard this sound in the Smokies and wondered whoooooo it belongs to?  Come discover and learn about the owls of Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.