Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina runs northeast to southwest through the centerline of the park. Great Smoky Mountains is the most visited national park in the United States with over 11.3 million recreational visitors in 2016. The Appalachian Trail passes through the center of the park on its route from Maine to Georgia. The park was chartered by the United States Congress in 1934 and officially dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940.
The park encompasses 522,419 acres, making it one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States. The main park entrances are located along U.S.
Park is open non-stop, however, some parts may be unaccessible due to various reasons, please, refer to the official website for detailed information.
Admission is free
Official Website http://www.nps.gov/grsm
Phone +1 865 436 1200
Address 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Coordinates 35°36'3.775" N -83°30'30.159" E