Things To Do


Whether you delight in the challenge of a strenuous hike to the crest of a mountain or prefer to sit quietly and watch the sun set, Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers many activities for you to enjoy. The hardest part may be choosing which auto tour, trail, waterfall, overlook, or historic area to explore!

Things to see and do in the park:

Visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park's official online store for books, maps, and guides to the park. Operated by the nonprofit Great Smoky Mountains Association, proceeds generated by purchases at the store are donated to educational, scientific, and historical projects in the park.


Smokies Guide Newspaper

Don't want to wait until you get here to read the park newspaper? View an online version of the Smokies Guide now! Scroll to the bottom of the page to read the current issue or to peruse past issues.


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