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 Wednesday Weekly from 03/20/2013 to 05/15/2013Location: Sugarlands Visitor Center Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free
Take a short walk to the John Ownby Cabin and learn about what life was like in the Fighting Creek community before the park was established. This walk is less than one mile long and considered "easy" in difficulty.