Proposal to Increase Fees at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park invites the public to comment on a proposal to increase fees at frontcountry campgrounds and picnic pavilions and also to comment about proposed changes to the management of three campgrounds by adding them to the national reservation system Recreation.gov.
Please click on the "Open for Comment" link on the left side of this page and then click on the document "Proposal to Increase Fees at Great Smoky Mountains National Park" to review the proposal and provide comments.
The park will hold two informational open houses regarding this proposal. Partners, cooperators, stakeholder representatives and the general public are invited to drop by the Oconaluftee Visitor Center Administration Building, 1194 Newfound Gap Road, Cherokee, NC 28719 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on June 20, 2016; and Park Headquarters Lobby, 107 Park Headquarters Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on June 23, 2016.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Attn: Proposal to Increase Fees
107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
UPDATED 6/29/2016: The comment period has been extended through July 12, 2016 and amended to allow anonymous comments. All comments submitted between May 26, 2016 and June 27, 2016 have been received and do not need to be re-submitted