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The Great Smokies are best known as the home of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, which protects most of the range.
The park was established in 1934, and with over 6 million visits per year, it is the most visited national park in the United States.
- Great Smokies 75th.org! — On this site you will find a rich and involving variety of information on the Park’s history, current issues, and future vision. http://greatsmokies75th.org
- Great Smoky Mountain Park (US National Park Service) — Explore the official site from the NPS for the mountain range straddling the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. http://www.nps.gov.grsm/
- Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park — This collection documents the history, cultural aspects and geological formations of areas that eventually became National Parks. http://www.memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/nphtml/gsmhome.html
- Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project — Provides support and information for researchers at all levels who study the Smokies and the surrounding communities. http://www.lib.utk.edu/refs/smokies/index2.html
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park Landforms — Contains information on various landforms (waterfalls, peaks, balds, rock formations) in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee and North Carolina. Information on each landform includes maps, GPS waypoint (latitude/longitude) and the occasional picture. http://www.cs.utk.edu/~dunigan/gsmnp/
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