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 »
Every Wednesday Weekly from 06/19/2013 to 08/14/2013Location: Oconaluftee Visitor Center Porch Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM Fee Information: Free
What wears a fur coat, is about the size of a breadbox, greets with nose kisses, but has never been to the North Pole? Hint: it lives in the Smokies. They are under appreciated but often observed. Come join park staff to find the answer—you just may be surprised.
Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.