Parks as Classrooms
Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers teachers a wide variety of fun and free curriculum-based programs. Our park programs enhance classroom learning by using the cultural and natural resources as teaching tools. Through place-based learning, students make real-world connections with science and history, while having fun at the same time!
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Planning a field trip can be a challenging experience. The park has education staff in both North Carolina and Tennessee who can help navigate the process.