Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Backcountry Permit System!
Great Smoky Mountains Backcountry Permits
Be sure to carefully review the information before obtaining a backcountry permit. At this time, backcountry permits and AT thru-hiker permits can be made within 14 days from the first night of your trip. For more information about what is open in the park, please visit nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/conditions.htm. For trip planning assistance or other backcountry questions, contact the Backcountry Office at 865-436-1297 (8 am to 5 pm Eastern Time, daily).
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