Park Visitor Centers and Headquarters Closed Today Due to Inclement Weather

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Date: January 20, 2016
Contact: Public Affairs Office, (865) 436-1207

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have closed all park facilities today, January 20, due to impending inclement weather moving through our area today. Sugarlands Visitor Center, Oconaluftee Visitor Center, and all administrative offices including Park Headquarters are closed.

All Facility Management and Emergency Services staff who are responsible for snow removal and visitor safety remain on duty. Park roads, including Newfound Gap Road, Gatlinburg Bypass, Cherokee Orchard Road above Twin Creeks, Laurel Creek Road, and the Cades Cove Loop Road are currently closed.

For more information on road and trail closures, please visit the park website at For timely road updates, subscribe to text message updates by texting “follow smokiesroadsnps” to 40404 or visit .

Last updated: January 20, 2016

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