Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
US locator map
Location Tennessee, North Carolina
Nearest city Cherokee, NC
Gatlinburg, TN
Area[1] 522,051 acres (2,112.7 km²)
{521,256 acres (2,109.4 km²) federal}
Established June 15, 1934
Visitors[2] 9,372,253 (in 2007)
Governing body U.S. National Park Service
Website NPS - Great Smoky Mountains



Great Smokey Mountains National Park is a protected wilderness area in Tennessee and North Carolina. It is the most visited national park in the United States.

References

  1. NPS Listing of Acreage 9/30/2008
  2. NPS Reports -> Ranking Report -> 2007
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