Shuckstack Level

$500 Shuckstack Level Benefits:

Logo and link on the Smokies Life Business Memberships page, 20% discount in Smokies Life visitor center bookstores, window clings, seasonal Smokies Guide upon request, Smokies Life Journal subscription, partnership announced to Smokies Life subscribers and members, opportunity for advertisement or business listing in Smokies Life Journal, enhanced visibility in Lookout League brochure distributed to members, special recognition at                  Smokies Life annual Members Weekend, and access to member-exclusive event tickets.

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

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


865.436.7318 Ext 320