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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee?North Carolina border in the southeastern United States. They are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, and form part of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province. The range is sometimes called the Smoky Mountains and the name is commonly shortened to the Smokies. The Great Smokies are best known as the home of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which protects most of the range. The park was established in 1934, and, with over 9 million visits per year, it is the most-visited national park in the United States

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds." --Edward Abbey

Great Smoky Mountains National Park facts

Acreage 522,419 acres
Elevation in Feet 0 ft.
Miles of Trail 0 mi.
Number of Campsites 939
Climate Temperate
Year Founded 1934
Annual Visitor Count 10,099,276
Number of Animal Species 400
Entry Fee $0.00


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