Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Backcountry Permit System!
Great Smoky Mountains Backcountry Permits
*** TEMPORARY RESTRICTION ON CAMPFIRES IN THE BACKCOUNTRY IN EFFECT due to drought conditions. Use of backpacking stoves that utilize pre-packaged compressed gas canisters still permitted. Carry extra water as springs may be running low or dry.
*** 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.
|Great Smoky Mountains National Park Backcountry Permits v3.0.015 - Last Update: October 22, 2018|