Winter Road Status
During winter, roads in the park may close due to snow and ice, especially at night when water from melting refreezes on roads. For road status information please call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow road updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »
Ranger-Led Field Trips
Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a wide variety of free, ranger-led, curriculum-based programs. These programs are correlated to North Carolina and Tennessee State learning standards, provide students with an engaging learning experience, and enhance classroom learning by utilizing the park's cultural and natural resources as teaching tools.
Our education programs are crafted for particular grade levels and their specific state standards. Please visit the individual grade pages for information on program locations, details on program themes and activities, and downloadable lesson plans.
Mail: Education Branch
Phone NC: (828) 497-1907
Did You Know?
Between 8-10 million people visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park each year, making it the most visited national park in the country.