Great Smoky Mountains to require reservations and parking fees near popular waterfall

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has unveiled a controversial “pilot project” to charge visitors $14 to park near Laurel Falls, one of the park’s most popular attractions. The National Park Service says the “congestion management project” will operate September 7th through October 3rd, which is among the busiest times in the 522,427-acre park.

Author: Mike Jackson