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Smoky Mountains Visitor Center at Townsend

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Townsend is the peaceful side of the Smokies, a gateway community to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We provide visitor information to the area and have delightful people to answer all your questions when drop by.

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Sunrise in Townsed
Sunrise in Townsed
View from Cades Cove
View from Cades Cove
Winter in Cades Cove
Winter in Cades Cove
Waterfalls in Cades Cove
Waterfalls in Cades Cove
Music in Townsend
Music in Townsend
Cabin in Cades Cove
Cabin in Cades Cove
Waterfalls line the trails
Waterfalls line the trails
Hello there
Hello there
Sunset in Cades Cove
Sunset in Cades Cove
Can you see me?
Can you see me?
Wildlife can be found in Cades Cove loop
Wildlife can be found in Cades Cove loop
Pickin' on the porch
Pickin' on the porch
Festival fun
Festival fun
The sounds of Bluegrass
The sounds of Bluegrass
Bluegrass on stage
Bluegrass on stage
Pull up your chair and sit a spell
Pull up your chair and sit a spell
Up close with musicians
Up close with musicians
The smells of food
The smells of food
Let's dance
Let's dance
The banjo has been around
The banjo has been around
That twang
That twang
Shut up and pick
Shut up and pick
Musicians on stage
Musicians on stage
Great friends pick together
Great friends pick together
You never know where you'll find a musician
You never know where you'll find a musician
Music the natural way
Music the natural way
We've been around
We've been around
Scottish heritage is celebrated
Scottish heritage is celebrated
Grab your kilt
Grab your kilt
Caber toss
Caber toss
What a view
What a view
First ffrost
First ffrost
Can you hear the silence?
Can you hear the silence?
Wagon
Wagon
The green of spring
The green of spring
Leaping deer
Leaping deer
Hide and seek
Hide and seek
Wild turkey
Wild turkey
Birds of a feather
Birds of a feather
Enjoying the trip
Enjoying the trip
Cabin in the woods
Cabin in the woods
Mountain flowers
Mountain flowers
Truck show
Truck show
Smoky Mountains Visitor Center at Townsend

7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy.
Townsend, TN 37882

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Contact Phone Number
Toll-Free Phone Number
Admission Rates
None. Tourist information and brochures.
Dates Closed
Christmas Day.
Hours
7 days a week - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Christmas Day.
Payment Methods Accepted
  • Cash
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