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


7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy.
Townsend, TN 37882


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None. Tourist information and brochures.


7 days a week - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Christmas Day.
Dates Closed
Christmas Day.

Payment Methods Accepted

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