Sections and areas in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National park encompasses more than 800 square miles and has parts located in both North Carolina and Tennessee. Click on the links below to jump to information on any given section or scroll down to see all areas in both districts of the Great Smoky Mountain national park.

Abrams Creek TN in the GSMNP

Abrams Creek Tennessee Area Information: Home Page
  • Abrams Creek Campgrounds are now Closed for the season.

Appalachian Trail NC and TN in the GSMNP

Appalachian Hiking Trail Information

Balsam Mountain NC / Heintooga NC in the GSMNP

Balsam Mountain/Heintooga North Carolina Area Information: Home Page
  • Balsam Mountain/Heintooga Roads are Closed for the season.
  • Balsam Mountain campgrounds are Closed for the season.
  • Balsam Mountain/Heintooga picnic area is Closed for the season.

Big Creek NC in the GSMNP

Big Creek North Carolina Area Information: Home Page
 

Cades Cove TN in the GSMNP

Cades Cove Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Cades Cove Biking and Bike Rentals

Cades Cove Camping Information

Cades Cove Hiking Trails

Cades Cove Driving Tour Part 1 (Cades Cove Loop Entrance to First Pasture)
Cades Cove Driving Tour Part 2 (Sparks Lane to Cades Cove Methodist Church)
Cades Cove Driving Tour Part 3 (Hyatt Lane to Abrams Falls Trailhead)
Cades Cove Driving Tour Part 4 (Cable Mill Historic Area and Visitor Center)
Cades Cove Driving Tour Part 5 (Forge Creek Road to Sparks Lane Exit)

Cades Cove History
Cades Cove 1960's Driving Tour


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Special Notes for Cades Cove Tennessee:

Cataloochee NC in the GSMNP

Cataloochee North Carolina Area Information: Home Page

Cherokee Orchard / Roaring Fork / Twin Creek TN in the GSMNP

Cherokee Orchard/Roaring Fork/Twin Creek Tennessee Area Information
  • Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is now Open for the season.
  • Twin Creeks picnic area in Cherokee Orchard/Roaring Fork is Open for the season.

Chimneys Tops TN in the GSMNP

Chimneys Tops Tennessee Area Information

Clingmans Dome NC in the GSMNP

Clingmans Dome North Carolina Area Information:

Collins Creek NC in the GSMNP

Special Notes on Collins Creek North Carolina area:
  • The Collins Creek picnic area is now Open for the season.

Cosby TN in the GSMNP

Cosby Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

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Deep Creek NC in the GSMNP

Deep Creek North Carolina Area Information: Home Page

Elkmont TN in the GSMNP

Elkmont Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Fontana NC in the GSMNP

Fontana North Carolina Area Information: Home Page

Forney Creek NC in the GSMNP

Forney Creek North Carolina area information

Gatlinburg TN (Outside the GSMNP)

Gatlinburg Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Greenbrier TN in the GSMNP

Greenbrier Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Hazel Creek NC in the GSMNP

Hazel Creek North Carolina area information

Lakeshore NC in the GSMNP

Lakeshore North Carolina Area Information: Home Page

Look Rock TN in the GSMNP

Look Rock Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Metcalf Bottoms TN in the GSMNP

Metcalf Bottoms Tennessee Area Information: Home Page
  • Little Greenbrier Road is Open for the season
  • Metcalf Bottoms picnic area is Open year round.

Mingus Mill NC in the GSMNP

Mingus Mill North Carolina Area Information: Home Page
  • Mingus Mill Grist Mill is Open. Grist Mill Hours in September are from 9 am to 5 pm.

Mount LeConte TN in the GSMNP

Mount LeConte Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Newfound Gap NC and TN in the GSMNP

Newfound Gap North Carolina and Tennessee Area Information

Noland Creek NC in the GSMNP

Noland Creek North Carolina area information

Oconaluftee NC in the GSMNP

Oconaluftee North Carolina area information
  • Oconaluftee Visitor Center is Open. Visitor Center Hours in September are from 8 am to 6 pm.
  • Oconaluftee fields are Open in September for elk rut. Elk are now extremely aggressive.

Round Bottom NC in the GSMNP

Round Bottom North Carolina Area Information: Home Page
  • Round Bottom Horse Camp is Closed for the season.
  • Roundbottom/Straight Fork Road is Closed for the season.

Sevierville TN (Outside the GSMNP)

Sevierville Tennessee Area Information

Smokemont NC in the GSMNP

Smokemont North Carolina Area Information: Home Page

Smoky Mountain Riding Stables TN in the GSMNP

Special Notes on Smoky Mountain Riding Stables Near Gatlinburg Tennessee:

Sugarlands TN in the GSMNP

Sugarlands Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Tremont TN in the GSMNP

Tremont Tennessee Area Information: Home Page

Tow String NC in the GSMNP

Tow String North Carolina Area Information: Home Page
  • Tow String Horse Camp is Closed due to budget shortages.

Townsend TN (Outside the GSMNP)

Special Notes on Townsend Tennessee area:

Twenty (20) Mile NC in the GSMNP

20 Mile North Carolina Area Information: Home Page


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