Fatality On Abrams Creek

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers received a report of a possible drowning at 12:03 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 along Abrams Creek. Rangers responded to the scene and confirmed finding a deceased, adult male in the river approximately 1 1/2 miles from the Abrams Falls Trailhead.

The body recovery will require the park’s technical rescue team. Due to the steep terrain, recovery could take several hours. The body has not been identified at this time. More information will be provided when available.