Trail & Weather Advisory
Parking Closure Advisory for Alum Cave Bluff Trail:
The upper parking lot (small lot) will be closed for paving and renovations between August 26 and September 13, 2013. The lower lot (large lot) will be open. Please plan your arrival accordingly. As the Lodge receives advisories we will post them on the blog: www.highonleconte.com. For additional road work and trail closures that might affect your visit to the National Park, please check the National Park Service website at: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm .
LeConte Lodge® opened on March 25 for the 2013 season. The resident manager, Allyson Virden will be posting weather and trail updates on the blog. Check the Blog here.
The llamas only pack during the operating season.
Please call 865-429-5704 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, EDT, Monday through Friday, the LeConte Reservation line if you would like to check trail conditons or if you have any questions regarding your reservation. To check on the possible closure/opening of HWY 441, Newfound Gap Road; Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail or Cherokee Orchard Road, please call 865-436-1200. When you hear someone speak dial 631 or go to the following links: http://nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm or http://twitter.com/smokiesroadsnps.
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