Cherokee Orchard Road to temporarily close for tree removal

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Great Smoky Mountain National Park officials announced that a section of Cherokee Orchard Road will be temporarily closed for tree clearing work.

Closures will begin on Monday December 7th and will last through Friday December 11th.

The one-mile one-way section of Cherokee Orchard Road begins just past the Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. The cabin and the parking lot remain accessible to visitors.

The one-way street is closed to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists during the entire blocking period. During this time, hikers will not have access to Rainbow Falls, Bull Head, or Old Sugarlands Trailheads.

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