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GSMNP Tips and Info Vacation Guide

Do I need to pay to park my vehicle in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park holds the distinction of being the most frequented park in the country. It remains one of the rare parks that doesn't require an entry fee - a condition established through early land donations in the early 20th century, pivotal to the park's inception. You do not have to pay to enter or drive through the park, but all motor vehicles parked within the park boundary for more than 15 minutes will need parking tags. No fees apply for parking periods under 15 minutes, allowing visitors to enjoy quick stops at scenic spots without charge.

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Activities Vacation Guide

Exploring Subterranean Wonders: A Journey to Tennessee's Smoky Mountains Caverns

The Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee are renowned for their breathtaking beauty and natural wonders. While most visitors focus on the stunning landscapes above ground, few realize the hidden treasures beneath their feet - the awe-inspiring caverns waiting to be explored. In this blog post, we'll take you on an underground adventure to two remarkable caverns in the Smoky Mountains - Forbidden Caverns and Tuckaleechee Caverns.

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