Smoky Mountains, photo by Stacie Bullard

Photograph by Stacie Bullard, cadescovephotography.com

Great Smoky Mountains National Park - The Official Guide

GSMA and the National Park Service (NPS) have partnered with Nomad Mobile Guides to make its many park guidebooks also available on mobile devices. Proceeds go to benefit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Best of the Great Smokies Bundle

The Best of the Great Smoky Mountains app is a great way to get a jump-start on customizing your Smokies guide! You'll get a bundle of guides to some of the most popular activities and destinations in the park - all accessible without a cell signal.  This bundle includes:

Like all Nomad applications, all of the guides and maps are available without a cell signal. Customize your guide content by adding any of the additional guides mentioned below!

Android Now available for Android!

The Smokies Visitor Guide is free and covers all the basic information you need to know to plan your trip to the Smokies or experience the park from your mobile device. This Visitor Guide gives you a great overview of the Smokies, and contains a wide range of items such as:

  • Favorite destinations like Cades Cove, Clingmans Dome, Roaring Fork, Oconaluftee Area, Fontana Dam, Cataloochee, Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimneys Picnic Area and many more.
  • A park road map that works without a cell signal.
  • Locations of services within the park such as visitor centers, restrooms and concessions.
  • Concerns, guidelines, and tips—including what to do if you see a bear, bear behavior, directions, how to avoid the crowds, weather, snake and bug concerns and much more.
  • Guides to popular recreation in the park such as auto touring, camping, picnicking, horseback riding, and more.

Like all Nomad applications, all of the guides and maps are available without a cell signal. Customize your guide content by adding any of the additional guides mentioned below!


Customize Your App:

Do you ever wish you could design a guide that has only the stuff you’re interested in? Now you can with Nomad! By downloading the free Smokies Visitor Guide or Best of the Great Smoky Mountains you are able to purchase additional guides in your areas of interest that integrate seamlessly with your existing content. View each of the available guides below for more details.


Great Smoky Mountain Association Great Smoky Mountains Association (GSMA) is a nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to support the Park's educational, scientific, and historical programs. GSMA's mission is to enhance public enjoyment and understanding of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

For more information on the GSMA or to become a member, please visit http://www.thegreatsmokymountains.org/

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