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Great Smoky Mountains National Park


The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) is the most visited of our National Park system. Why? Thegreat smokey mtns national park natural beauty and the four distinct seasons enjoyed in the GSMNP is unmatched! The Park contains more than 500,000 acres that include 800 miles of hiking trails, 10 campgrounds, 1,500 types of flowering plants. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park: general park info, area lodging, trout fishing, and hiking.

Park Phone Numbers
General Park Information: (865) 436-1200-
Backcountry Information: (865) 436-1297
Backcountry Reservations: (865) 436-1231
Park Literature: (865) 436-0120
LeConte Lodge: (865) 429-5704

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Operating Times
The park is open year-round. Visitor centers at Sugarlands and Oconaluftee are open all year, except Christmas Day. The Cades Cove Visitor Center has limited hours during the winter.