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 »
Great Smoky Mountains Social Media
"Like" Great Smoky Mountains National Park's Facebook page to get updates and see current photos. While there may be other Facebook pages about the Great Smoky Mountains, be sure to look for the official NPS arrowhead to get the most accurate information possible. Share your park experiences with us and others by being a part of the conversation.
Follow SmokiesRoadsNPS on Twitter to receive road status updates for Newfound Gap Road (US-441), Little River Road, Cades Cove Loop Road, Laurel Creek Road, and the Spur.
Did You Know?
Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the park. This equals a population density of approximately two bears per square mile. Bears can be found throughout the park, but are easiest to spot in open areas such as Cades Cove and Cataloochee Valley. More...