Great Smoky Mountains National Park encompasses over 800 square miles and is one of the most pristine natural areas in the East. An auto tour of the park offers a variety of experiences, including panoramic views, tumbling mountain streams, weathered historic buildings, and mature hardwood forests stretching to the horizon.
Favorite Auto Touring Spots
Inexpensive booklets are available to serve as your personal tour guides along many park roads. These booklets are keyed to numbered posts or landmarks and include information on park history, wildlife, and plants. Booklets are available for the following roads from park visitor centers and the Great Smoky Mountain Association's online store.
Self-guiding tour booklets are also available from dispensers at the start of the roads they cover.
Last updated: August 16, 2023