Great Smoky Mountains National Park does not charge an entrance fee. However, parking tags are required for all vehicles parking for longer than 15 minutes.
Three tag durations are available for purchase for all vehicle sizes and types:
Closures & Alerts
Know the status of the park's roads, facilities, and trails before you go.
Explore with Pets
Review pet-friendly park activities for a great visit.
Download maps to navigate the park's roads, trails, campgrounds, and more.
Smokies Road Info on Twitter
Follow @SmokiesRoadsNPS on Twitter for the most up to date road information.
Camping in the Smokies
You can choose from 10 frontcountry campgrounds or head into the backcountry. Your adventure awaits!
Plan Your Visit
Plan ahead for an enjoyable trip.
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: June 2, 2023