Great Smoky Mountains National Park closes camps, roads due to flooding
Due to high waters, various campgrounds and roads closed Thursday throughout Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Closures by the National Park Service included:
- Elkmont Campground
- Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area
- Little River Road
- Upper Tremont Road
- Wear Cove Gap Road
The park service announced Thursday that Little River rose, "approximately six feet above the normal level," at the Townsend Wye over a six-hour period.
For more information on road closures, call the road closures hotline at 865-436-1200. You can also text "follow smokiesroadsnps" to 40404.