There are numerous live webcams in Gatlinburg, TN and the Smoky Mountains available to give you a peek at what downtown and the surrounding Smokies look like right now! No matter where you are in the world, you can get a glimpse of the weather, traffic, snow, leaves, etc in Gatlinburg any time you wish! We list some of the most popular webcams below with a description of what each one shows. Bookmark, like, and share this page with others to share the beauty of the Smoky Mountains through these live Gatlinburg webcams!
Gatlinburg Web Cams of Downtown and Smoky Mountains
Want to see what downtown Gatlinburg and the surrounding Smoky Mountains look like right now? Check out the webcams below to see snow, rain, leaves, traffic, and more in various locations in and around Gatlinburg, TN:
Pioneer Cabin Rentals Webcam - The live video webcam offered by Pioneer Cabin Rentals provides a fantastic view of Gatlinburg through a webcam that you can control and operate! You can pan left and right, tilt up and down, and even zoom in and out! Check it out below or see it at http://www.pioneercabinrentalstn.com/live-camera-1.php.
Downtown Gatlinburg webcam pointing towards Ole Smoky Moonshine holler:
Webcam from the Gatlinburg Space...
This video of a young bull elk "sparring" with a photographer was captured in November 2013 in the Cataloochee Valley of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The photographer was snapping photos along the roadside when this elk took an interest in him and approached him. Elk can charge at a rate of 45mph and can be lethal, so the photographer hunkered down hoping the bull elk would lose interest. What happened next turned from "playful sparring" and escalated from there. Check out the video below to see what happened!
Interview with the Photographer and Videographer
WBIR news out of Knoxville, TN posted the following video interview with the photographer that sparred with the elk as well as the person who recorded the video:
Photos of the Elk by the Photographer
The photographer was James York from North Carolina and his full photography portfolio can be found on the Fine Art America website. He managed to capture the following unbelievable images during the encounter with the elk and posted them on the FineArtAmerica.com!
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Fortunately nobody was hurt in this instance of Elk vs Photographer as this was a potentially very dangerous situation. During the fall, bull elk begin their rut and become more...
UPDATED Thursday October 17, 2013 - With the government shutdown now over, the federal government has completely opened back up which means all of the national parks including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are open once again. This includes all hiking trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, overlooks, etc. The opening takes place right at the peak of the fall colors at the highest elevations of the Smokies so it's a perfect time to get out and enjoy the beautiful fall colors in the Great Smoky Mountains!
(Original article from October 1, 2013) - We have gotten a lot of questions asking if the Great Smoky Mountains National park is closed and we now have an official update as of October 1, 2013. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Public Affairs Office has released information regarding the park's closure due to the government shutdown. All park visitor centers, campgrounds, picnic areas, hiking trails, restrooms and facilities are closed during the shutdown. Additionally, all volunteer activities, ranger programs and special events are cancelled.
Roads that remain open through the park are the Highway 441 “spur”, which connects Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg, the Gatlinburg bypass, which many people use to get around downtown Gatlinburg by...
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