GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) — Rescue crews are searching for a Florida man who has been missing in the Deep Creek area of the Smokies for more than a week, according to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Gordon Kaye, 68, of Tampa, was last seen near a backcountry campsite on Sunday, April 23. His family reported him missing on Wednesday, April 26.

According to the national park, Kaye may be suffering from a mental health crisis.

Gordon Kaye photo
Gordon Kaye. (Courtesy of Great Smoky Mountain National Park)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is working with 29 area agencies, with more than 120 people, to continue searching the Deep Creek area for Kaye. The search teams have been focusing on the trails and areas surrounding the Deep Creek Campground.

(Photo: Katie Corrigan/NPS)

Kaye has brown hair and blue eyes. He is about 5’10 tall and weighs over 200 pounds.

If anyone knows any information about Kaye’s location, contact Great Smoky Mountains National Park Dispatch at 865-436-1230 or Swain County Dispatch at 828-488-2196.

Authorities say nearly 400 people go missing in Tennessee each year. That’s five people for every 100,000. Check this list of people missing from East Tennessee to see if you can help locate someone.