The Great Smoky National Park is America's most visited national park.
There are over 17,000 species that have been documented in the park. Scientists believe an additional 30,000-80,000 species may live here. The Park is 522,419 acres, making it one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a place of beauty and diversity. Straddling North Carolina and Tennessee state lines, the park is a peaceful escape for cycling, hiking, climbing, fishing, backpacking, horseback riding, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and auto touring. Explore ancient mountains, majestic forests, tall waterfalls, tree-dotted ridges, endless hiking and biking trails, historic areas, and scenic overlooks with gorgeous vistas. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a beautiful and serene place with many activities for the entire family.