Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Tennessee, United States - 37738
Type: Park
(865) 436-1200

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 816 square miles between North Carolina and Tennessee and is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains and part of the Appalachian Trail. The park was established June 15, 1934. It is the most visited national park in America. The United States Congress chartered the park in 1934 and in September 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt publicly dedicated the park as a sanctuary that everyone can enjoy.

There are so many places to see within this park that The National Park Service offers suggestions based on interests at the visitor’s center in Tennessee. They have information to help you as you visit The Mountain Farm Museum or information about the wildlife while you explore the Cataloochee. Deep Creek is a great place to camp, hike, bike, picnic or fish but it is not advisable to swim or go tubing within the park due to high risks of injuries and drowning. If you want to find the highest point, head to Clingmans Dome. The elevation is 6,643-feet and is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

There are also other ways that you can explore the park. The park offers programs through different organizations where you can learn about the park through guided hikes and activities. These organizations work with individuals, groups, and schools.

The park does not belong to a single city limit. You will find the exact location of Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the map bellow. If you need any other information on Great Smoky Mountains National Park that is not listed here, please call (865) 436-1200.

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    on 06/21/2018
    Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Visited Smoky Mountains couple of times, but the last one was in 2009. This is a great place to visit for any nature lover. The views are fabulous, specially during the end of September when all trees change their colors.


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