Learn About the Park


Want to learn more about the Great Smoky Mountains? Check out the following sections:

There's a wondrous diversity of life in the Smokies for you to explore!

Science & Research
Learn about ongoing research projects in the park.

History & Culture
The park preserves a rich cultural tapestry of Southern Appalachian history.

Photos & More
Check out the park's webcams and photo galleries.

Browse press releases and archived new stories.

Park Management
Want to know how many people visit the park? Check out park statistics. You can also find the park's
laws and policies here.

Kids & Youth
Explore the park through our Junior Ranger program.

A section especially for teachers!

Books, maps, guides, music, and more! Everything you need to help you get the most out of your trip to the park.

Last updated: December 10, 2016

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738



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