Great Smoky Mountains National Park | CLINGMANS DOME VISITOR CENTER

Clingmans Dome Visitor Center

Clingmans Dome Visitor Center


See the Clingmans Dome Region web page for an interactive map.


The Clingmans Dome Visitor Center is a small building located at the end of Clingmans Dome Road near the mid-section of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Inside is an information desk where you can get a free park brochure and pick up other brochures for a fee. The Visitor Center also has a gift store. Restroom entrances are located on the outside of the building.

The Visitor Center is not open at all from December through March, and hours vary during the tourist season depending on the month.

April – May 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
June – August 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
September – October 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
November 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Times can change, so before making a trip to Clingmans Dome be sure to get the latest schedule on the National Park Service’s Visitor Centers web page for Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Last updated on March 14, 2020
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