Great Smoky Mountains National Park has picnic areas at Cades Cove, Chimney Tops, Cosby, Deep Creek, Greenbrier, and Metcalf Bottoms. These remain open year-round. All other picnic areas are closed during the winter. All picnic areas have pavilions except Chimneys and Cades Cove. The picnic pavilions at Collins Creek, Cosby, Deep Creek, Metcalf Bottoms, and Twin Creeks can be reserved for groups one year in advance by calling 877-444-6777, or online at www.recreation.gov.
Things to Do:
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• Scenic Roadways
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