• 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 Tuesday Weekly from 06/17/2014 to 08/05/2014

    Location: Sugarlands Visitor Center Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free
Have you ever wondered what kind of tree it is or how big or how old it is? When will it leaf out? When will it flower. Join a ranger to find out how we know these things. Basic tree identification skills will be taught.