• Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the national park.

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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    During spring, park roads may close due to ice, especially at high elevation where wet roads can freeze as temperatures drop at night. For road status information call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »

Event Details

  • Every Wednesday Weekly from 04/02/2014 to 05/07/2014

    Location: 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.