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07-13-2010, 21:04
i need to know if anyone knows which shelters are closed between fontana dam and newfound gap, and i also need to know what campsites are closed to the south of that route, and to the north but not real far not just the campsites above that trail.

07-13-2010, 22:01
Check here: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm and scroll down the page to the Backcountry Facilities section.

For current backcountry trail and campsite information call (865) 436-1297 or (865) 436-1231. Please note these numbers are for backcountry trail and campsite information only.

Backcountry Facilities Closed
• Backcountry Campsites 29, 36, 37, 83, 84
• Mt Collins Shelter
• Little River/Jakes Creek Trail access road in the Elkmont area will be closed to public use through August 31.

Also, US Hwy 129 is now open from Knoxville to Robbinsville NC (Fontana), if you're coming from the north.

07-13-2010, 22:51
thanks man yea i got those numbers but they stay busy alot, thanks for the info