Great Smoky Mountains National Park managers have announced plans to rehabilitate the 11-mile Cades Cove Loop Road in the spring of 2010. The park will close the one-lane road during the rehabilitation from March 1 to May 21, 2001. After reconstruction, the road will remain a single lane, one-way byway, but the Park does plan to pave a number of informal pull-offs that are already in use. The Cades Cove campground, picnic area, horseback riding stable and campground store will operate as normal, and any trails not accessed by the loop road will also remain open.
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