Basic Information

A mountain overlook framed by green trees and fluffy clouds in a partly sunny sky
A summer view from Clingmans Dome.

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Visit the Visitor Centers webpage for facility information.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park does not charge an entrance fee. However, parking tags will be required for all vehicles parking for longer than 15 minutes starting March 1, 2023.

Three tag durations will be available for purchase for all vehicle sizes and types:

  • Daily - $5
  • Weekly - $15
  • Annual - $40

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Passes:

Public WiFi is available.
Internet & Cellular Access Details
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Closures & Alerts

Know the status of the park's roads, facilities, and trails before you go.

A golden, arrowhead-shaped badge that says "bark ranger" with a paw imprint

Explore with Pets

Review pet-friendly park activities for a great visit.

Two visitors, an adult and a child, look at a park map with a volunteer.

Park Maps

Download maps to navigate the park's roads, trails, campgrounds, and more.

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Smokies Road Info on Twitter

Follow @SmokiesRoadsNPS on Twitter for the most up to date road information.

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Camping in the Smokies

You can choose from 10 frontcountry campgrounds or head into the backcountry. Your adventure awaits!

A mountain view from underneath a rocky overhang near trees.

Plan Your Visit

Plan ahead for an enjoyable trip.

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Places to Go

Scenic vistas, historic buildings, rushing waterfalls, and expansive forests await.

Visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park's official online store for other 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.

Last updated: January 11, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg , TN 37738



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