The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Road Conditions

Road Closure: Old 284 + Other Roads

Seasonal Road Closures in Effect

Road Closure: Newfound Gap Road US441 is closed due to snow and ice. It should reopen mid morning Saturday. Clingmans Dome Road may reopen on Saturday and closes for the season on 12/1.

Other closed park roads listed below




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 Closed for the season.

Primitive Baptist Church Road in Cades Cove TN is Open

Rich Mountain Road in Cades Cove TN is Closed for the season.

Sparks Lane in Cades Cove TN is Open


Abrams Creek Entrance Road TN is Open

Balsam Mountain Road NC is Closed for the season.

Big Creek Entrance Road NC is Open

Cataloochee Entrance Road NC is Closed due to downed trees.

Cherokee Orchard Road TN is Open

Clingmans Dome Road NC is Closed due to snow/ice.

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 for the season.

Lake View Drive NC is Open

Laurel Creek Road TN is Open

Little Greenbrier Road TN is Open Closes December 1st for the Winter Season.

Little River Road TN is Open

Old State Rd 284/Mt Sterling Rd(Big Creek NC - Cataloochee NC) is Closed due to snow/ice.

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail TN is Closed for the season.

Roundbottom/Straight Fork NC is Closed for the season.

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)

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

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail:
Will be Closed to ALL use by vehicle, bike, or foot until April 30th, 2015 due to construction.


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

Blue Ridge Parkway is Closed from Mile Markers 355.3 to 367.5 due to snow/ice.

Blue Ridge Parkway is Closed from Mile Markers 402.8 to 469.0 due to snow/ice.

Blue Ridge Parkway is Closed from Mile Markers 234.1 to 242.3 until spring 2015 for constrcution.

Blue Ridge Parkway is Closed from Mile Markers 420.2 to 423.0 until spring 2015 for constrcution.


GSMNP Great Smoky Mountains National Park Info Twitter Updates



Newfound Gap Road/US 441 Great Smoky Mountains National Park Updates




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