17 February 2015

Most Great Smoky Mountains National Park roads closed due to inclement weather

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Sugarlands Visitor Center, Oconaluftee Visitor Center, and Park Headquarters were closed all day, Feb. 17, due to inclement weather.

Currently all roads are closed in the park except for the following: Newfound Gap Road from Gatlinburg to Sugarlands Visitor Center, the Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, and Newfound Gap Road from Cherokee to Smokemont Campground. All facilities are closed and travel is not recommended.

For more information about current road conditions, please visit the Park’s website at www.nps.gov/grsm, call the Park’s Road and Weather Information Line at 865-436-1200, or follow road updates on Twitter at http://twitter.com/smokiesroadsnps.

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