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Park Access on May 9

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Date: May 7, 2020

The following park roads and facilities will open on Saturday, May 9 at approximately 8:00 a.m. While most trails will be open, hikers should plan ahead to choose routes with accessible trailheads for parking. Please visit the park website at to view a new video highlighting tips for a safe Smokies visit. 

For the most up to date information about facility openings, service hours, and access, please visit the park website at Park rangers remain available to answer questions and help with trip planning via email or phone during business hours at (865) 436-1291, (828) 506-8620, or


Last updated: May 8, 2020

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