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(Mid-November through February)

Winter in the Smokies is generally moderate, but extremes in weather do occur, especially with an increase in elevation. It is not unusual to have warm temperatures in the low elevations and snow in the higher areas.

An early winter storm coats the rocks and trees in brilliant white along the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee Photograph By Stacey Putman/iStockphoto