• 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 Wednesday Weekly from 06/19/2013 to 08/14/2013

    Location: Smokemont Baptist Church (near Smokemont Campground entrance) Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM Fee Information: Free

Join a ranger and discover how old-time mountain religion met spiritual, social, and community needs.