LeConte Lodge is open for business, and will begin day hiker services at noon and welcoming back our overnight guests with reservations for this evening.
US 441 Newfound Gap Road is open to all traffic. Cherokee Orchard and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail are as well. That gives folks access to Alum Cave, The Boulevard, and Trillium Gap Trails effectively immediately. Still waiting on Greenbrier Road. Rainbow and Bull Head are closed for maintenance.
Trails have not been assessed, so if you plan to summit be aware that creeks could be swollen and there may be downed trees. If you come across any trail hazards, please notify the lodge staff upon your arrival or alert the NPS at Sugarlands Visitor Center on your way out.
Thank you and be safe on the trails. We’re excited to be welcoming folks back!