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For those who plan to visit the area during the government shutdown, here are the physical locations of GSMA’s three open store locations for your GPS:

Gatlinburg Welcome Center
520 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN

Townsend Welcome Center
7906 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Townsend, TN

Sevier County Visitor Center
3099 Winfield Dunn Parkway
Kodak, TN

As always, www.shop.smokiesinformation.org is open 24/7, bringing you the very best, quality products.

Also Open

Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) between Gatlinburg and Cherokee
The overlook at Newfound Gap
The Gatlinburg Bypass between the north side of Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park
“The Spur” between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg
GSMA visitor centers outside the park in Townsend, Sevierville (Highway 66), and “The Spur” between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Pigeon Forge Discounts for Outdoor Adventures:

Also, consider viewing the smokies from other perspectives such as a Zipline, Mountain Bike Trail, ATV, Horseback or the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel in the Island.  Check out our discounts on outdoor adventure coupons here.

What’s Closed 🙁

All hiking and horse trails
All roads except those mentioned above
All campgrounds
All picnic Areas
Cades Cove, Cataloochee, Clingmans Dome, Cosby, Big Creek, Greenbrier, Balsam Mountain, The Mountain Farm Museum, etc.
All visitor centers
All restrooms (except Newfound Gap)
Historic grist mills
The Foothills Parkway East and West
LeConte Lodge
All horse stables
All horse camps
All streams are closed to fishing
Appalachian Trail shelters

Thank you to smokiesinformation.org for this list!