9 Fun Activities for Families in the Great Smoky Mountains 


Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains, the most visited national park in the U.S.! 

Learn about the park’s history, wildlife, and attractions at the main visitor center. 

Visit the Sugarlands Visitor Center 


Whether you're a nature enthusiast, history buff, or simply someone seeking new adventures, this badge program is designed to cater to all interests. 

Become a Junior Ranger 


Experience the thrill of a mountain coaster that lets you control your speed and enjoy the scenery. 

Ride the Moonshine Mountain Coaster 


Drive, bike, or hike through this scenic valley and see historic buildings, wildlife, and stunning views. 

Explore Cades Cove 


Reach the highest point in Tennessee and enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains from a tower. 

Climb Clingmans Dome 


Witness a natural phenomenon of fireflies flashing in sync at the Elkmont area in June. 

See the Synchronous Fireflies 


Choose from many trails that lead to beautiful waterfalls, such as Laurel Falls, Grotto Falls, or Abrams Falls. 

Hike to a Waterfall 


Equipped with a sturdy inflatable tube or a trusty raft, you set out on your aquatic expedition.  

Go Tubing on the River 


See the park transform into a colorful spectacle of red, orange, and yellow leaves in autumn. 

Enjoy the Fall Colors 


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