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Upcoming Single-lane Closures on Spur for Maintenance Activity

Great Smoky Mountains National Park maintenance crews will implement temporary, single-lane closures along the north and southbound Spur between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, beginning Monday, April 12 through Thursday, April 29. Roadside work will include litter removal, string trimming, mowing, shoulder reconditioning, culvert cleaning, and survey work in the tunnel. …

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Greenbrier Road Sections Temporarily Closed for Bridge Replacement

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Ramsey Prong Road and Greenbrier Road, past the Greenbrier Picnic Area, will be temporarily closed to all motorists and pedestrians beginning Monday, January 11 through Friday, March 26. The picnic area will remain open and accessible throughout the closure period.   Ramsey …

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Missing Hiker Found in the Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Search and Rescue team members found missing hiker, Fred Braden, Jr. at approximately 4:00 p.m. Braden, age 56, of Powell, TN was reported missing at 7:09 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27 and the park initiated search efforts early this morning. Braden did …

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