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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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    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 Saturday Weekly from 06/22/2013 to 08/17/2013

    Location: Elkmont Campground Office Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM Fee Information: Free

Take a ride along the Little River Railroad. One catch: you have to ride a bike! Join a ranger as we ride the old rail trail and discover the history of the Elkmont area. Helmets are required for all riders.