Thanks to funding from Tennessee and North Carolina and Tennessee counties Sevier and Blount, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be able to re-open. The funding is only for a five day period from Wednesday, October 16 through Sunday, October 20.
LeConte Lodge will host overnight guests from Wednesday, October 16 through Sunday, October 20. During this time period the Lodge welcomes all day hikers. Souvenirs and day hiker services will be available.
We hope that the Federal Government shutdown will end during this time period.
Please call the reservation office at 865-429-5704 between 8 and 5 EDT, Monday-Friday to check on possible cancellations and availability during this time period.
Welcome to the official blog of LeConte Lodge. We hope you find the information provided here both helpful and enjoyable. Thank you for visiting the site, and we hope to see you on the mountain!
Please note the the lodge is closed for the winter. Doors reopen March 25, 2024.
For information regarding GSMNP's new paid parking tag requirements, please visit their website.
For information regarding shuttle services, as well as overnight parking options in Gatlinburg, please visit our reservations website.