Oconaluftee Visitor Center

1194 Newfound Gap Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 USA

7 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Sat 8a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
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“Being your journey of the Great Smokey Mountains”

Begin your exploration of the park at a visitor center, where you can pick up a park map or newspaper, have your questions answered, and purchase books and guides to the park. Cultural history exhibits. Ranger-led programs conducted seasonally. Bookstore and shop. Public restrooms. Soda and water vending machines. The adjacent Mountain Farm Museum contains a collection of log structures including a farmhouse, barn, smokehouse, applehouse, corn cribs and others.

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Rebecca M.

The Oconaluftee Visitor Center is a great place to stop. The restrooms are clean and the visitor center provides information on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There is even a museum... Read more

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Billy P.

Oconaluftee Visitor Center is a nice stop entering the park. We drove through in the evening when the elk were grazing. It's nice to get out and walk around. Very relaxing. Read more

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Mike B.

Continuing our 2022 Southwestern North Carolina Thanksgiving weekend roadtrip, we stopped here upon entering the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. We always like checking out the National Park... Read more

Oconaluftee Visitor Center

1194 Newfound Gap Rd
Cherokee, North Carolina
28719 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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