Elkmont Project Schedule Update

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced the following schedule update for the Ekmont Historic District demolition project:

The Little River Trail will be closed from the trailhead to the junction with Cucumber Gap Trail to all use Monday through Friday until May 5, 2017. All campsites and shelters in the backcountry will remain open and can be accessed using routes that do not include the closed section of the Little River Trail.

The Jakes Creek Trail will be closed from the Trailhead to the junction with the Cucumber Gap Trail to all use Monday through Friday from May 8, 2017 through May 26, 2017. All campsites/shelters in the backcountry will remain open and can be accessed using routes that do not include the closed section of the Jakes Creek Trail.

Please note that both trails will be fully open on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the work project.