The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Road Conditions



Open and Closed Roads in Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Newfound Gap Road/US441(Cherokee NC - Gatlinburg TN) is Open


Cades Cove Loop Road in Cades Cove TN is Open

Forge Creek Road in Cades Cove TN is Open

Hyatt Lane in Cades Cove TN is Open

Parson Branch Road in Cades Cove TN is Open

Primitive Baptist Church Road in Cades Cove TN is Open

Rich Mountain Road in Cades Cove TN is Open

Sparks Lane in Cades Cove TN is Open


Abrams Creek Entrance Road TN is Open

Balsam Mountain Road NC is Closed from 10/4 to 5/23 for the Winter Season.

Big Creek Entrance Road NC is Open

Cataloochee Entrance Road NC is Open

Cherokee Orchard Road TN is Open

Clingmans Dome Road NC is Open

Cosby Entrance Road TN is Open

Deep Creek Entrance Road NC is Open

Elkmont Entrance Road TN is Open

Fontana Dam Access Road to the AT NC is Open

Foothills Parkway East TN (321 - Cosby TN to I-40) is Open

Foothills Parkway Spur TN (Gatlinburg to Pigeon Forge) is Open

Foothills Parkway West TN (321 - Walland TN) is Open

Gatlinburg Bypass TN (Newfound Gap Road to the Spur) is Open

Greenbrier Entrance Road TN is Open

Greenbrier Ramsey Prong Road TN is Open

Heintooga Ridge Road NC is Closed from 10/14 to 5/23 for the Winter Season.

Lake View Drive NC is Open

Laurel Creek Road TN is Open

Little Greenbrier Road TN is Open

Little River Road TN is Open

Old State Rd 284/Mt Sterling Rd(Big Creek to Cataloochee) is Open

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail TN is Open

Roundbottom/Straight Fork NC is Open

Toms Branch Road NC is Open

Tremont Road TN is Open

Wears Cove Gap Road TN is Open



Road Construction in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP)

Newfound Gap Road US441 on Tennessee Side: Road Construction and repaving taking place from the Chimneys Picnic area up past the Alum Cave Hiking Trail parking area. Expect Single Lane Closures

Newfound Gap Road US441 on North Carolina Side: Slope stabilization near Deep Creek Trailhead from January 5th to May 14th requires Lane Shifts and Single Lane Closures.

Gatlinburg Bypass: Until May 2014 expect Single Lane Closures for construction.

Foothills Parkway Incomplete Section from Wears Valley to Walland: Is Closed to all use by vehicle, bike, horse or foot during construction. No completion date yet.


Blue Ridge Parkway Road Conditions/Construction: Virginia to N Carolina

Between Ox Creek Road (Mile Marker 376) and Mount Mitchell State Park (Mile Marker 355): Closed to all traffic and use until spring 2014



Updates from Newfound Gap Road (US 441) Great Smoky Mountains National Park




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