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l o o c h e e C r e e k J o n a t h a n C r e e k T u c k a s e g e e R iv er S o c o C r e e k Indian Creek Falls Ramsey Cascades Grotto Falls Laurel Falls Abrams Falls The Sinks Rainbow Falls Hen Wallow Falls R a v e n F or k O co n a l uf tee R iv e r R a v e n F o r k B r a d l e y F o r k C o s b y Cr ee k L it tle Pigeo n R iv e r M id d l e Pro n g L i t t l e Pi ge o n R i v e r W es t P rong Little P i g e o n R iv e r W P ro n g L i t tle Pi g e o n R i v e r N o l a n d C ree k T u c k a s e g e e R i v e r L it t le T e n n e s s e e R ive r D e e p C r e e k C o v e C r ee k L ittl e River M i d d l e P r o n g L itt le Riv er H a z e l C r e e k FONTANA L A K E N a n t a h a la R i ver SANTEETLAH LAKE C heoa h R i v er L A K E C H E O A H E a gl e C re ek CALDERWOOD LAKE CHILHOWEE LAKE T EN N E S S E E R I V E R L i t t l e R i v e r Littl e R i v e r A b r a m s C r e e k A b rams C re e k TENNESSEE NORTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE NORTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE NORTH CAROLINA N ew to n B a l d T rail D e ep l o w Gap Trail B r a d l e y F o r k T r a i l Enlo e C re ek Trail H u g h e s R i d g e T ra il Ka n a ti F o r k T r T h o m a s D i vi d e T ra i l S m o k e m o n t L o o p T r B i g C o v e R o a d S t r a ig h t F o r k Ro a d N ewfo u n d G ap Road K e p h a r t P ro ng T r M i n gu s C r eek Tr 4.7 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.0 3.9 2.2 2.2 4.4 2.3 3.3 B e e c h G a p T r a i l D r y Sl u ic e Gap T r a il B a l s a m M t n Tr H y a t t R id g e T r Cabin Flats Trail Grassy Branch Trail 1.7 2.9 2.5 1.3 0.6 2.2 2.5 6.0 L o n g B u n k T r a il B a x t e r C r e e k T r a i l M o u n t S t e r li n g Ridge Tr a i l L i t t l e C ataloochee T r a il P r e t t y H o l lo w G ap Tra il L o w G a p Tr ail Cam e l G ap Trail Balsam Mtn Trail G un ter F o rk Tr Sw a ll o w F ork T rail M t S t e rling Tr B i g C r e e k Tr a il 0.9 4.9 4.1 4.1 2.4 2.3 1.0 2.1 L ower M o u n t C a m m erer Tra i l S n a k e D e n Rid g e T r G a b e s M o u nt ai n T r a il M a d d r o n B ald Tr Mount Cammerer Trail Albright Grove Loop Trail 7.4 2.5 1.2 6.6 6.1 4.6 0.7 3.7 Inadu Knob Albright Grove Mount Chapman Ra m s e y C a s cade s Trail O ld Set tlers Tra il 5.3 4.0 15.8 Greenbrier G ra pe y ar d R i d g e Tr a il Bru s h y M o unt a in Trail P o rt er s C r e e k T r ail R oari n g F ork M o t o r N a t u r e T r a i l T r illi u m G a p Tr a il R ainb o w F a lls T r a i l B u l l H e ad Tra il T h e B o u l e v a rd Trail A l u m C a v e T rail Chimney Tops Trail T win Cr e e ks Tr Baskins Creek Trail 3.5 0.4 0.4 1.9 1.7 0.6 2.7 7.6 1.0 4.5 2.7 3.6 2.9 6.0 5.9 0.5 0.9 5.0 5.4 O ld S u g a r l a n d s Trail H u s k e y G a p T r a il N e w f o u n d Gap R o ad S u garla n d M o untain T r a i l Li t t l e R iver T r C o ve M ou ntain Trail C u cu m ber Gap Tr Gatlinburg Trail 2.0 3.1 4.1 2.1 2.8 1.0 0.8 2.4 2.9 2.4 1.1 1.0 1.7 3.7 Historic Nature Trail R o u g h Cre e k T r M id dle Pr o n g T r a i l Greenbrier Ridge Trail G o she n P ron g T r a i l Mi r y R i d g e T rail L u m b e r R i d g e T r ail M eig s M o unt a i n Tra il Ja k e s C r e e k T r a il P a n t h e r C re e k Tr L y nn C a m p Pr o n g T r W e st P ro n g T r Blanket Mountain Cold Spring Knob Buckeye Gap Jakes Gap S w e at He if e r C r T ra il R o a d P ro ng Trail Newfound Gap SUGA RL A N D M O U N T A I N 8 . 1 2.5 4.8 5.1 3.3 2.4 0.9 3.1 1.9 4.1 3.3 1.4 4.2 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 1.7 3.5 4.4 Little Greenbrier School R o u n d t o p Tr a il La ure l F a lls T r ail Little R iv er Road C h e s t n u t Top Tra il Mei gs C re e k T r Curry M t n Tr ail S c o t t M t n T r Little Greenbrier Trail Little Brier Gap Tr Metcalf Bottoms Tr T u r k e y p e n R id g e T r Schoolhouse Gap Trail R i ch M t n T r In d i a n G ra v e G ap T r Crooked Arm Ridge Tr F inley Cane Tr 3.4 1.0 1.1 1.2 2.7 7.5 8.4 3.5 4.1 4.3 1.9 3.6 2.2 2.9 1.8 Townsend Visitors Center Thunderhead Mountain Ace Gap R a b b i t C ree k T ra il Lit t l e B ott o m s T r R u s se l l F i e l d T r B o t e M t n T rail A c e G a p T r a i l Coo p e r R o a d Trail Beard C an e Tr A b r a m s Fa lls T r A n t h o n y Cr e e k Tr C a ne Cr e ek Trail H a tc h e r M tn Tr Wet Bottom Tr C ri b Gap Tr L e a d C o v e T r 6.2 2.5 2.9 1.7 1.9 1.2 1.8 2.8 1.6 1.6 3.5 1.0 5.1 0.8 1.1 2.3 5.6 4.2 5.5 2.1 0.8 1.7 1.8 1.9 4.2 2.6 2.3 H AT CHER MO UNT AI N L a u r el C r ee k R d one-way one-way (c lo sed i n w inte r) R i c h M o u n t a i n R d Ca d e s Co v e L o op R o a d Rich Mtn Loop Tr R I C H MT N CADES COVE F o r g e C re e k R o a d B O T E M T N G regor y B a l d T rail L o n g H u n g r y Rid g e T r a i l G re g o ry R i d g e T r a i l H a n n a h M o u n t a i n T r a il P a r s o n B ran ch Ro a d (c l o s e d i n w in ter) (c lose d in w in ter) one-way 6.4 7.6 4.1 5.0 1.2 4.6 2.0 3.1 2.7 0.4 0.9 Deals Gap Gregory Bald Parson Bald Doe Knob Shuckstack one-way H a z e l C r e e k T r L a k e sho re T rail W o l f R id g e T r a il T w e n t y m ile Trail T w e nt y m il e Lo o p Tr L o s t Cove T r a i l 5.2 1.1 2.9 2.6 0.5 1.9 2.7 3.7 5.2 8.7 4.4 4.5 Twentymile J e n k i n s R i d g e T r a il C o ld S pring Gap Tr ail B e ar C r eek T r a i l H a z el C r eek Trail W e l c h Rid g e T r a il L a k e sh o r e T r a i l Bone Valley Trail E ag le C r e e k T r a il J E N K I N S T R A I L R I D G E 1.8 1.3 0.8 8.9 3.5 12.3 8.7 5.9 0.9 1.3 1.2 Fo r n ey Rid g e T ra i l N ola n d C r e ek T r a il Jonas Creek T r a i l F o r n e y Cre ek T r a i l S pring h ouse B r a n ch Trail Whiteoak Branch Tr Goldmine Loop Trail Tunnel Bypass Trail High Rocks Cold Spring Gap W E LCH RI D G E 4.5 7.4 8.1 0.7 1.7 1.9 4.1 3.9 3.3 0.6 1.3 1.0 1.8 0.4 1.2 2.0 4.2 1.0 0.4 1.1 F o r k R i d g e T r a il D e e p C ree k T r a il N o l a n d D iv i d e T r a i l P o l e R o a d C r Tr S u n k o t a R i d g e Tr ail Clingmans Dome Bypass Trail I n d i an C r ee k T r a i l Clingmans Dome 3.9 1.9 3.6 3.7 0.5 2.2 4.9 3.3 F O RN E Y RID G E N OL A N D DI V I DE Loop Trail Martins Gap Trail C li ng m a n s D o m e R oad (clo s e d i n w i nt e r ) 1.8 3.7 Observation tower Auto-access horse camp Hiker only campsite Shelter (Hiker only) Shelter (Horse and hiker) Horse and hiker campsite Boat-in only campsite Ranger station Developed campground Hiking only (top) Horse and hiking Unpaved road Hiking trail Horse and hiking trail Trail distances are shown in miles be- tween intersections Mountains-To-Sea Trail Benton MacKaye Trail Roads in park are closed to commercial vehicles. SYLVA 2014 Dellwood Maggie Valley WAYNESVILLE Soco Gap To Asheville To Asheville Plott Balsam Waterrock Knob B l u e R id g e Pa r k w a y O L D B ALD RI D G E P LO T T BA L S A M S Polls Gap Black Camp Gap C A T A L O O CH EE D I VI DE ( c l o s e d i n win t e r) NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST To Atlanta Wesser Stecoah Gap Cheoah Bald NANTAHALA MOUNTAINS ROBBINSVILLE SN O W BIR D M O U N T AI NS FONTANA VILLAGE YELLOW CR EEK MOUNTAI NS JOYCE KILMER - SLICKROCK WILDERNESS AREA Th e C h e r o ha l a Sce n i c S k y w a y CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST Fontana Marina Fontana Dam BRYSON CITY Lakeview Drive Deep Creek Juney Whank Falls Trail Deep Creek Horse Trail Stone Pile Gap Trail Cooper Creek Trail Indian Creek Motor Trail 2.1 2.0 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.1 7.8 4.1 5.1 2.8 3.8 1.5 4.3 1.5 0.7 Whittier Ela CHEROKEE INDIAN RESERVATION (Qualla Boundary) CHEROKEE Oconaluftee Visitor Center Oconaluftee River Trail 1.5 2.4 0.5 1.8 Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center Balsam Mountain B l u e R i d g e P a r k w a y H e m p h i ll B a ld T r R ough Fo rk Tr a il C a t a l o o c h e e D i vi de Tr a il B o og er m a n T r a i l C al d w ell For k Tr ail H ei nt o o g a R i d g e R o a d F lat C r e e k T r B i g F k R i d g e T r M c K e e B r T r Spruce Mountain Trail B al s a m M o u n t a i n R d Spruce Mountain Double Gap Purchase Gap ( c l o s e d in w i n t er ) 5.5 3.0 1.7 3.5 2.9 1.2 2.6 1.4 2.3 0.5 3.9 1.9 3.2 1.8 Exit 20 1.8 3.6 1.7 0.9 2.8 Pin Oak Gap B A L S A M M O U N T A I N Newton Bald H U GH E S RIDGE R I C H L A N D MO U N T A IN T H O M AS R I DG E P alm e r C r e e k Tr a i l C h as t e e n C ree k T r Smokemont Tow String Round Bottom Andrews Bald Charlies Bunion Chimney Tops 3.1 2.4 1.5 1.8 Cades Cove Visitor Center Chilhowee Foot h i l l s P a rk w a y H app y Valley R o a d CHILHOW EE M OUNTAI N Abrams Creek Gold Mine Trail Look Rock To Chattanooga F oothill s P a r k w a y Townsend Walland TUCKALEECHEE C OVE Elkmont Huskey Gap Fighting Creek Gap Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont Wear Valley W E AR C OV E Sugarlands Visitor Center Park Headquarters GATLINBURG Balsam Point ( c los e d i n w i n t e r ) C h ero k e e O r c h a r d R d one-way Laurel Top Alum Cave Bluffs Brushy Mountain Porters Flat G R EE N B RIER PI N N A CL E Greenbrier Cove 2.0 Mount Sequoyah Mount Guyot Balsam High Top Luftee Knob 2.5 2.3 0.8 0.8 3.3 4.0 4.1 1.0 3.9 3.6 PISGAH NATIONAL FOREST Cataloochee Mount Sterling Gap Pretty Hollow Gap Mount Sterling Cove Creek Gap Low Gap W a l n u t B o t t o m Palmer House Co ve C r e e k R o a d 2.5 5.1 0.8 1.8 1.4 4.0 4.6 MARYVILLE To Knoxville McGhee-Tyson Airport To Knoxville C H I L H O W EE MOUNTAI N SEVIERVILLE PIGEON FORGE Gatlinburg Welcome Center National Park Information Center CO VE MOUNTAIN Gatlinburg Bypass Road Pittman Center W EBB MOUNTAI N To Newport Exit 443 Cosby Cosby To Newport Camel Gap F oo t hi lls P a r k w a y (clos ed in win ter) Mt Cammerer CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST Exit 451 Waterville Big Creek SNOWBIRD MOUNTAIN C h es t n u t B r Tr 6.1 2.1 1.0 0.6 2.3 1.9 1.3 T o w S t r i n g T r Nearly all park trails cross small streams—making very wet crossings during flooding. The following trails that cross streams with no bridges Many areas of the park, including roads, frontcountry campgrounds, trails, and backcountry campsites/shelters are subject to closure as environmental conditions or operational capabilities change. Please check the park’s website at www.nps.gov for the latest closure information. can be difficult and dangerous at flood stage. (Asterisks ** indicate the most difficult and potentially dangerous.) This list is not all-inclusive. Beard Cane Trail near campsite #3 Beech Gap Trail on Straight Fork Road Cold Spring Gap Trail at Hazel Creek Eagle Creek Trail** 15 crossings Fork Ridge Trail crossing of Deep Creek at junction with Deep Creek Trail Forney Creek Trail** seven crossings Gunter Fork Trail** five crossings Hannah Mountain Trail** just before Abrams Falls Trail Jonas Creek Trail near Forney Creek Little River Trail near campsite #30 Long Hungry Ridge Trail both sides of campsite #92 Lost Cove Trail near Lakeshore Trail junction Meigs Creek Trail 18 crossings Noland Creek Trail** both sides of campsite #62 Panther Creek Trail at Middle Prong Trail junction Pole Road Creek Trail near Deep Creek Trail Rabbit Creek Trail at the Abrams Falls Trailhead Roundtop Trail** crossing of Little River at Little River Road Trillium Gap Trail at Grotto Falls (icy in winter) Upper Hazel Creek Trail hiker-only portion Wet Bottom Trail follow signs for Elijah Oliver Trail as alternate route Stream Crossings Facility Closures MAP LEGEND 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 A B C D E F G H I A B C D E F G H 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Great Smoky Mountains Trail Map National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Great Smoky Mountains National Park North Carolina/Tennessee 4 50036 80251 0 $1.00 51 46 S n a k e D en Ridge Tr 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.3 G a b e s M o untain Tr L o w e r M ou n t C a m m e r er Tr L o w G a p 3.9 0.5 0.9 0.3 1.0 2.2 S m o kemont L o o p T r B r a d l e y F o rk T o w s t ri n g T r N e wt o n B ald T r This trail map is not intended to show legal boundary of the national park.

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    Nearly all park trails cross small streams—making very wet crossings during flooding. The following trails that cross streams with no bridges

    Many areas of the park, including roads, frontcountry campgrounds, trails, and backcountry campsites/shelters are subject to closure asenvironmental conditions or operational capabilities change. Pleasecheck the park’s website at www.nps.gov for the latest closure information.

    can be difficult and dangerous at flood stage. (Asterisks ** indicate the most difficult and potentially dangerous.) This list is not all-inclusive.

    Beard Cane Trail near campsite #3Beech Gap Trail on Straight Fork RoadCold Spring Gap Trail at Hazel Creek Eagle Creek Trail** 15 crossingsFork Ridge Trail crossing of Deep Creek at junction with Deep Creek TrailForney Creek Trail** seven crossingsGunter Fork Trail** five crossingsHannah Mountain Trail** just before Abrams Falls TrailJonas Creek Trail near Forney CreekLittle River Trail near campsite #30 Long Hungry Ridge Trail both sides of campsite #92 Lost Cove Trail near Lakeshore Trail junctionMeigs Creek Trail 18 crossingsNoland Creek Trail** both sides of campsite #62Panther Creek Trail at Middle Prong Trail junctionPole Road Creek Trail near Deep Creek TrailRabbit Creek Trail at the Abrams Falls TrailheadRoundtop Trail** crossing of Little River at Little River Road Trillium Gap Trail at Grotto Falls (icy in winter)Upper Hazel Creek Trail hiker-only portionWet Bottom Trail follow signs for Elijah Oliver Trail as alternate route

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  • For Your SafetyDo not leave valuables in sight inside your car. Do not leave a note on your car indicating how long you will be hiking. Protect your valuables by taking them with you or hiding them in your car.

    Leave No TraceYour personal commitment to ethical backcountry use is the most important factor in maintaining the park's wilder-ness character. Take pride in leaving no trace of your presence here.

    • Abide by all backcountry use regulations. They are designed for resource protection. • Use a stove and candle lantern to minimize the tram-pling and destruction of vegetation that result from collecting firewood. • Never cook or burn food in a campfire. Food residues and odors remain and attract wildlife that will become a problem for future campers. • Keep your group small to preserve a sense of solitude. • Camp where your campsite already shows impacts. Don't establish new tent sites. • Pack out all leftover food and trash. • Avoid cutting across switch-backs, to prevent destructive trail erosion.

    If You Get LostStay calm, do not leave the trail and do not travel at night. Prevent getting lost by keeping your group together, staying on the trail, and using a map. Let someone know your sched-ule and travel plans, so they can notify park authoritiesif you are overdue.

    Toilet UseImproper human waste disposal creates one of the most disgusting conditions in the backcountry. Regula-tions require that human feces be deposited in a six-inch-deep hole and covered with soil. No toilet use may occur within 100 feet of a camp or water source or within sight of a trail. Defecating behind a shelter or near a spring creates very unhealthy conditions and is clearly bad manners. All toilet paper, sanitary napkins, and tampons must be packed out. Do not bury them. Please, take a little extra care!

    Into the Wild: Visiting the Smokies Backcountry Trip Planning and PermitsIf Someone Gets InjuredIf someone is injured and can't be moved to a trailhead, do the following: Provide warmth and comfort; leave someone with the injured person; note the exact location and circumstances; and hike out and let rescuers know where to go and what to prepare for.It is your responsibility to make sure you don't get injured. Be careful and use common sense. Getting accident victims out of the backcountry is difficult and often dangerous for all involved.

    There are no cellular phone towers in the park so cell phones do not work from most locations. The tops of high ridges near the park boundary are the most likely spots for reception. For emergencies only, call 911 or (865) 436-9171.

    Hazards!Wind. High winds associated with approaching weather fronts can bring down trees and limbs on heavily forest-ed trails. Plan accordingly.

    Hypothermia. Hypothermia is when body temperature falls below the point at which the body can maintain its own heat. It is an all-season killer and results from exposure to a combination of wind, rain, and cold. At higher elevations, a wet hiker can succumb to hypothermia in mid-summer. Be prepared for sudden weather chang-es—and learn how to take care of yourself in extremes of cold, heat, and wetness. Always carry raingear; storms arise quickly. Hypothermia symptoms can appear very rapidly, even in mild weather.

    Know its symptoms and treat them immediately: uncontrolled shivering, slurred speech, memory lapses, stum-bling, fumbling hands, drowsiness, and the inability to get up after a nap. Victims need dry clothing, warm fluids if conscious, and shelter from the elements. To prevent hypothermia, drink before thirsty, eat before hungry, rest before tired, and stay dry. Travel and stay with a companion. Two people can look after each other better than one can look after oneself! Clothing should be worn in layers, an outer layer to ward off wind and precipitation and inner layers to insulate. Keep your head warm and dry with a good hat. Other cold weather hazards include frostbite, icy trails, and deep snow.

    Stream crossings and waterfalls. Rain swollen streams can be unsafe to ford. Don't cross a stream unless you are sure you can make it. As an additional precaution, make sure your pack can be discarded quickly, wear shoes to protect your feet, use a stout stick for extra support, and, if you lose your footing, float with your feet downstream to protect your head. Walking near a stream on moss- and spray-covered rocks

    can be hazardous. Never camp next to a stream swollen by high water. Water-falls can be extremely hazardous; climbing on them has resulted in many fatalities.

    Drinking water. All water obtained in the backcountry should be treated before drinking to protect you from health hazards. The recommended treatment is to boil it for one minute. Many park waters are clear, cold, and free-running. Nevertheless, they may not be safe to drink unless boiled. Filters may not remove certain bacteria or viruses, and chemical disinfectants require very long contact times for the water temperatures found in these mountains. Do not drink untreated water!

    Trees and Limbs. Before you set up camp, take a moment to look up and around you for any trees or limbs that may pose a hazard. Camp away from any areas that may be threatened by tree or limb fall.

    Special Equipment ConcernsClothing. One essential piece of equip-ment for hiking in the Smokies is a rain jacket. Bring it along even on sunny days when there’s not a cloud in the forecast. Sooner or later you’ll be thankful you did.

    If hiking in the high country between September and May, always carry warm clothing, including hat and gloves.

    Foot Wear. Truly water-proof boots can be a big plus in the Smokies. Not only will they keep your feet drier during rainy weather, they also give you a little extra assistance when crossing shallow streams.

    Crampons. Small, clip-on crampons can be very helpful when hiking high elevation trails during cold weather.

    Bears and You!Bears in the park are wild, and their behavior is unpredictable. Attacks on

    humans are extremely rare, but they have happened, inflicting serious injuries and death. Treat bear encounters with extreme caution and follow the guide-lines below.

    Encounters along the trail. Stay alert. If you see a bear at a distance, do not approach it. If your presence causes the bear to change its behavior (it stops feeding, changes travel direction, watches you, etc.)—YOU’RE TOO CLOSE. Being too close may also promote aggressive behavior from the bear, like running toward you, making loud noises, or swatting the ground. The bear is demanding more space. Don't run but slowly back away, watching the bear. Try to increase the distance between you and the bear, and the bear will probably do the same. If a bear persistently follows or approaches you, typically without vocalizing or paw swatting, try changing your direction. If the bear continues to follow you, stand your ground. If the bear gets closer, talk loudly or shout at it. Act aggressively and try to intimidate the bear. Act together as a group if you have compan-ions. Make yourselves look as large as possible (for example, move to higher ground). Throw non-food items like rocks at the bear. Use a deterrent like a stout stick. Don’t run and don’t turn away from the bear. Don’t leave food for the bear; this only encourages further problems.

    Most injuries from black bear attacks are minor and result from the bear trying to get at people’s food. If the bear’s behavior shows that it is after your food, and you are physically attacked, separate yourself from the food and slowly back away. If the bear shows no interest in your food, and you are physically attacked, fight back aggressively with any available object— the bear may consider you prey! Help protect others: report all bear incidents to a park ranger immediately. Above all, keep your distance from bears!

    Encounters in camp. The best way to

    avoid bears is not to attract them to you. Keep your cooking and sleeping areas separate. Keep tents and sleeping bags free of food odors; do not store food, garbage, or other attractants (like toothpaste, soap, etc.) in them. A clean camp is essential to reducing problems. Pack out all food and litter; don't bury it or try to burn anything.

    Regulations require proper food storage. Secure all food and odorous items (e.g. toothpaste, lip balm) when not in use. Where food storage devices are present, they must be used. Other-wise, place all odorous items in your pack. Select two trees, 10-20 feet apart, with limbs 15 feet high. Using a rock for a weight, toss a rope over a limb on the first tree; tie one end to the pack. Repeat this process with the second tree. Raise the pack about six feet via the first rope and tie it off. Then pull the second rope until the pack is suspended at least 10 feet high and evenly spaced; it must be four feet or more from the nearest limb.

    Camping PermitsAll backcountry camping requires a reservation and a permit. Both reserva-tions and permits may be obtained online at www.smokiespermits.nps.gov, by calling (865) 436-1297, or by visiting the Backcountry Information Office located in Sugarlands Visitor Center, two miles south of Gatlinburg, TN on U.S. 441 (Newfound Gap Road). Permits are $4 per person, per night, with a maximum fee of $20 for up to 7 consec-utive nights. Trips exceeding seven nights require an additional permit. Reservations may be made up to 30 days in advance of the first day of your trip.

    You may not stay two nights in a row in the same shelter or campsite 113. You may not stay more than three consecu-tive nights at any other campsite. Using a tent or a hammock at any shelter is prohibited.

    The maximum group size is eight persons, except at the following camp-sites where parties of up to 12 are permitted: 17, 20, 46, 60, 86, and 90. For parties greater than eight persons, reservations for these sites must be made through the Backcountry Informa-tion Office.

    Under Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, failure to abide by park regulations may result in a fine or imprisonment.

    Planning Your TripFor a safe and enjoyable backpacking experience, know your limitations. A maximum trip length of eight to 10 miles a day is recommended. Group size, elevation gain, weather, and availability of good water may also affect the success of your trip.

    For trip planning assistance, visit or call

    the Backcountry Information Office at (865) 436-1297.

    The following equipment is considered essential for a safe backpacking trip: two flashlights, water, raingear, comfortable ankle-supporting shoes, high-energy food, and extra clothing. Always carry a map and know how to use it.

    Rules and Regulations1 You must possess a valid backcountry permit while camping in the back-coun-try. 2 Camping is permitted only at desig-nated sites and shelters. All sites require advance reservations.3 You may not stay two nights in a row in the same shelter or campsite 113. You may not stay more than three consecu-tive nights at any other campsite. 4 Maximum group size is eight persons, except at the sites noted in the “Camp-ing Permits” section. 5 Open fires are prohibited except at designated sites. Use only wood that is dead and on the ground. Never cut live or standing trees. Use only established fire rings. 6 Use of tents and hammocks at shelters is prohibited. They may not be used inside or attached to shelters. Tents may only be used within designated campsites. Hammocks may be used at campsites as long as wide or tree saver straps are used and they are set up in areas where vegetation will not be trampled.7 Food storage: When not being consumed or transported, all food, trash, and odorous items must be suspended at least 10 feet off the ground and four feet from the nearest limb or trunk or shall be stored as otherwise designated. See Bears and You! 8 Toilet use must be at least 100 feet from a campsite or water source and out of sight of the trail, campsite, or shelter. Human feces must be buried in a hole that is 6 – 8 inches deep. All toilet paper, tampons, and sanitary items must be packed out.9 All trash must be carried out. 10 All plants, wildlife, and natural and historic features are protected by law. Do not carve, deface, or cut any stand-ing trees or shrubs. 11 Polluting park waters is prohibited; do not wash dishes or bathe with soap in a stream. Biodegradeable soap does not break down in water and is a pollutant.12 Pets, motorized vehicles, and bicycles are not permitted in the backcountry. 13 Hunting is prohibited. 14 Feeding or harassing any wildlife is prohibited.

    Horse UseHorses and other pack animals (i.e. mules and llamas) are permitted in the

    park, but they are restricted to trails specifically designated for horse use (see map on other side). Many horse trails are very steep and narrow—a challenge for even the most experienced horse and rider. Remoteness and difficulty of access often make continual trail clearing and care impractical. Expect to encounter rugged conditions. Please report down trees or landslides to a ranger. Off-trail or cross-country use is prohibited. Horse parties may use designated campsites open to their use (see chart). Horse parties are subject to all backcountry regulations.

    Requirements: Horse parties must obtain a backcountry camping permit and reservation for any overnight backcountry camping. Horses must be under physical control at all times; they may not be left to water unattended; grazing is prohibited. All food for stock must be packed in, and unused food must be packed out. At designated backcountry sites where stock are permitted, the number of animals in any one party is limited to one per person plus one pack animal per person, but shall not exceed a total of ten (10) animals for the same group or the stock capacity for that site. See chart at right.

    In campsites with no hitch posts or racks, horses must be cross-tied so that they cannot chew on or otherwise damage trees or other vegetation. Tying horses directly to trees is prohibited.

    Horses are not permitted within 100 feet of trail shelters or in cooking or sleeping areas of campsites. Their manure must be scattered away from the campsite. Horses must not be tied closer than 100 feet to any stream or water source.

    • Carry and use a collapsible bucket to water your horse—keep horses away from springs. • Never leave feed where wildlife can get to it—wildlife attracted to feed can come into conflict with people. • Use processed feed to elimi-nate introducing weed seeds into the park—hay may contain seeds of exotic plants, and some non-native plants can take over the habitat of native plants.

    Auto-access Horse CampsLimited auto-access horse camps provide ready access to backcountry trails from April through October. Reservations are required and may be made up to five months in advance. For reservations call 1-877-444-6777 between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. eastern time or visit www.recre-ation.gov.

    Auto-access Horse Camp No. of Campsites

    Anthony Creek 3Big Creek 5Cataloochee 7Round Bottom 5Tow String 2

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    Using the Chart at RightYour Guide to the Wondrous Diversity of the SmokiesBackcountry Campsites

    Backcountry campsites and shelters are listed by map coordinates (7E, etc.), with their elevations in feet. Backcountry campsites are numbered and grouped by the major access areas. All sites and shelters are available to hikers, but camping with horses and other

    pack animals is allowed only at those with a bold H. Each site’s allowable capacities are shown in parenthe-ses. For example, (12, 6H) means 12 hikers, 6 horses; (12) means 12 hikers, no horses. See “Camping Permits” for more information.

    One hundred and fifty trails extend for approxi-mately 800 miles, crossing the ridges, peaks, and valleys of America’s most visited national park.

    For those seeking more information, a variety of topographic maps and trail guides are available, including Hiking Trails of the Smokies, the comprehensive park trail guidebook. To order a map or guide, call (865) 436-7318 x226 or visit www.SmokiesInformation.org.

    SiteNo. Capacity

    Elev.(Feet)

    MapKey

    1235691011121314151617

    12001320136034003400320030001530260046402050155017001240

    2D2D3D3D4D4E4E2D3E2F2E2E2E2D

    Cooper Road (12)Cane Creek (4)Hesse Creek (8, 2H)Rich Mountain (4, 2H)Turkeypen Ridge (8)Anthony Creek (12)Ledbetter Ridge (8)Beard Cane (6)Forge Creek (12)Sheep Pen Gap (15, 8H)Flint Gap (8)Rabbit Creek (12)Scott Gap (10)Little Bottoms (14)

    Cades Cove Area

    18192021232426272830

    4651525354555657585960

    1600288025202640320028604400352034903400

    4D5D5D6D6D6D6D5D5D6E

    West Prong (12)Upper Henderson (8, 2H)King Branch (12, 4H)Mile 53 (12)Camp Creek (12)Rough Creek (15)Dripping Spring Mountain (10)Lower Jakes Gap (12, 2H)Marks Cove (12, 6H)Three Forks (12)

    Elkmont/Tremont Area

    28702800500030002600241024052360236023202120

    8F8F8E8E8E8E8F8F8F7F7F

    Estes Branch (12)Georges Branch (12)Newton Bald (8, 2H)Poke Patch (6)Nettle Creek (6)Pole Road (15, 15H)Burnt Spruce (6)Bryson Place (10, 10H)Nicks Nest Branch (6)McCracken Branch (10)Bumgardner Branch (20, 4H)

    Deep Creek Area

    8990919293959697113

    188017602040252018802360288024003680

    4F3F3F3F3F2F4F4E3F

    Lower Ekaneetlee (8)Lost Cove (12, 6H)Upper Lost Cove (4)Upper Flats (10, 6H)Twentymile Creek (8)Dalton Branch (12, 6H)Eagle Creek Island (8)Big Walnut (8)Birch Spring Gap (12, 6H)

    Twentymile Area

    8772737677788198

    17201720172017701800172018001720

    3G6G6G5G5G5G4G5G

    Jerry Hollow (Boats only) (6)Gunter Branch (Boats only) (6)Lone Pine (Boats only) (6)Kirkland Creek (6)Pilkey Creek (12, 6H)Double Island (Boats only) (6)North Shore (12, 6H)Chambers Creek (12, 6H)

    Lakeshore Area

    61626364656667

    3560316029202540204017201840

    7E7F7F7F6F6G6G

    Bald Creek (10, 6H)Upper Ripshin (8, 6H)Jerry Flats (8, 6H)Mill Creek (12, 10H)Bear Pen Branch (8)Lower Noland Creek (Boats Only) (4)Goldmine Branch (6)

    Noland Creek Area

    686970717475

    396028002400218017202800

    6E6F6F6F6G5F

    Steeltrap (8)Huggins (8)Jonas Creek (12, 8H)CCC (12, 12H)Lower Forney (12, 8H)Poplar Flats (8)

    Forney Creek Area

    828384858688

    272022802160200016801960

    5F5F4F4F4F4F

    Calhoun (8, 4H)Bone Valley (20, 10H)Sugar Fork (6)Sawdust Pile (10, 6H)Proctor (20, 8H)Possum Hollow (12)

    Hazel Creek Area

    36373839404142

    3040300058203040310033605480

    11C11C11C11D11D11E10D

    Upper Walnut Bottom (20, 20H)Lower Walnut Bottom (20)Mount Sterling (12)Pretty Hollow (20, 10H)Big Hemlock (8)Caldwell Fork (12, 6H)Spruce Mountain (4)

    Cataloochee/Big Creek Area

    4447484950

    50403620332030602360

    10D10D9D9D9E

    McGee Spring (12, 4H)Enloe Creek (8)Upper Chasteen (8)Cabin Flats (12, 8H)Lower Chasteen Creek (15, 6H)

    Oconaluftee Area

    293132333435

    456034002280196032402680

    10B8D8C9B10B10B

    Ottercreek (10)Porters Flat (8)Injun Creek (8)Settlers Camp (8)Sugar Cove (10)Gilliland Creek (12, 4H)

    Greenbrier/Cosby Area

    260047005920528059205870550754604890490043604570644039005600

    11B10C10C9D8D7E6E6E5E4E4E3E7D8D10D

    Davenport Gap (12, 12H)Cosby Knob (12, 12H)Tricorner Knob (12, 12H)Pecks Corner (12, 12H)Icewater Spring (12)Mount Collins (12)Double Spring Gap (12)Silers Bald (12, 12H)Derrick Knob (12)Spence Field (12, 12H)Russell Field (14, 12H)Mollies Ridge (12, 12H)Mount Le Conte (12)Kephart (14, 12H)Laurel Gap (14, 12H)

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    Food storage cable systems areavailable at all backcountry sites.

    We recommend that you hangyour entire pack in a plastic bag toprotect from wildlife and rain.

    All odorous items must be storedon the cables when not in use.