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Oconaluftee Visitor Center

1194 Newfound Gap Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 USA

15 Reviews
Open Now
Wed 9a-5p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
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“Being your journey of the Great Smokey Mountains”

Near Cherokee, North Carolina, the Oconaluftee Visitor Center is an ideal starting point as you enter the park's South District. Explore cultural history exhibits. Enjoy ranger-led programs conducted seasonally. Peruse the park bookstore and shop. Find public restrooms and drink vending machines. The adjacent Mountain Farm Museum contains a collection of log structures including a farmhouse, barn, smokehouse, applehouse, corn crib and others.

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Nicole C.

Wonderful stop to pick up park maps, buy little souvenirs, and mingle with other visitors. The staff were very friendly and helpful with answering questions. You can stop here to purchase a... Read more

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Sarah S.

The best visitor center and park shop in the Smokies. Great bathrooms, beautiful setting, and lots of elk! I spent a lot at the store - round-up and you can support the parks. The museum is also... Read more

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Theresa C.

This Great Smoky Mountain National Park visitor center has a big interpretive display section with short films about the elk reintroduction and other topics. Outside, there is a trail down to the... Read more

Oconaluftee Visitor Center

1194 Newfound Gap Rd
Cherokee, North Carolina
28719 USA
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Hours

Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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    Pets Allowed
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    Restrooms
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    Wifi
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    Wheelchair Accessible
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    Credit Cards Accepted
Affiliation
National park
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    Potable Water
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    Group Tent Sites
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    Outdoor Seating
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Nearby Hotels

Cullowhee, North Carolina
Sylva, North Carolina
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
Cherokee, North Carolina
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