*** Please check the "Backcountry Facilities" section of the Temporary Road and Facilities Closures for any current trail or campsite closures (http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm) or contact the Backcountry Office at 865-436-1297.
*** BAN IN EFFECT FOR ALL CAMPFIRES, frontcountry and backcountry campsites and picnic areas. Use of backcountry stoves is still permitted. A number of springs at campsites/shelters are also dry. Backpackers are encouraged to carefully consider their itinerary and carry extra water for sites that are not located along major water sources.
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