Great Smoky Mountains Backcountry Permits

CURRENT/UPCOMING BACKOUNTRY CLOSURE ADVISORIES

FOR FULL LIST OF CLOSURES/ADVISORIES visit: https://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm

Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Backcountry Permit System!


General Backcountry Permits


AT Thru-Hiker Permits

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Backcountry Permits v3.5.075 - Last Update: January 4, 2023

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Phone:

(865) 436-1200

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