MEMBER EVENTS

Explore the Smokies through classes, workshops and other events exclusive to members.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thank you for visiting. We look forward to announcing our 2024 Branch Out events schedule in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

MEMBER EVENTS

Explore the Smokies through classes, workshops and other events exclusive to members.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thank you for visiting. We look forward to announcing our 2024 Branch Out events schedule in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

Photo courtesy of Valerie Seals

Photo Courtesy of Joye Ardyn Durham

Great Smokies

Welcome Center

Hours of Operation

(subject to change)

Open year round (closed December 25)


January - February

Open Daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

March - November

Open Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
December

Open Daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Great Smokies Welcome Center is located on U.S. 321 in Townsend, TN, 2 miles from the west entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visitors can get information about things to see and do in and around the national park and shop from a wide selection of books, gifts, and other Smokies merchandise. Daily, weekly, and annual parking tags for the national park are also available.

Physical Address

7929 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway Townsend TN 37882

Contact

865.436.7318 Ext 320