Townsend/Great Smoky Mountains

~General Information for Townsend, Tennessee~

City of Townsendhistory, services, local government, city council minutes and links for Townsend, Tennessee.

The Townsend Chamber of Commerce

Smoky Mountain Convention & Visitors Bureau (Townsend Visitor’s Center) - Smoky Mountains and Townsend Events

~Townsend Area Attractions~

Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum

Wood ‘n Strings Dulcimer Shop free music every Saturday evening on the Pickin’ Porch, seasonal.

Tuckaleechee Caverns

Great Smoky Mountains  Heritage Center


~Great Smoky Mountains Information~

Smoky Mountain Convention & Visitors Bureau (Townsend Visitor’s Center) - Smoky Mountains and Townsend Events

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park -official National Park Service website.

  • Backcountry Facilities -For current backcountry trail and campsite information call (865) 436-1297 or (865) 436-1231.

Cades Cove -information about Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

  • Cades Cove Loop Road will be closed to motor vehicles until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from May 6 – Sept. 23 to allow pedestrians and bicyclists to enjoy the cove.

Great Smoky Mountains Association -a nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to support the Park’s educational, scientific, and historical programs and to enhance public enjoyment and understanding of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

~Smoky Mountains and Townsend Area News~

Maryville Daily Times –news and info for Blount County,Tennessee

Sevier County News –online news site for Sevier County, Tennessee

Knoxville News Sentinel –Knoxville, Tennessee and surrounding area news, including the Great Smoky Mountains

WBIR TV –Knoxville, Tennessee and surrounding area news

~Smoky Mountains and Townsend Area Events~



~Maps of The Smoky Mountains~

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Maps -park map, trail map, map of region and campground maps.

Quadrangle Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park -topographical maps from USGS, also historical maps

~Hiking, Fishing and More in the Smokies~

Hiking in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and TN – NC Smokies -list of hiking trails in the Park, Appalachian Trail sections in the Park, live hiking and field updates

Local Hiking clubs in the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding area

Great Smoky Mountains Fishing Information

Daily Fishing Report for Townsend and The Smoky Mountains

Bicycling in The Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding area

Place Names of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

~Science and Education in The Great Smoky Mountains~

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont -adult and family programs, Citizen Science program, day hikes, summer camps for children, school programs, college programs and teacher training.

Discover Life in America: Great Smoky Mountains All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory -activities, lessons, links, resources, workshops for teachers, programs for students and the public and internships available.

~My Photography of the Smoky Mountains~

Foothills Parkway Construction and Views

Great Smoky Mountains Sunrises


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