More Ways to Explore the Park
Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Want to have an adventure in the park? The park's partner organizations offer a wide variety of programs to help you explore and learn about the national park. Please visit their websites for program schedules and fees.
• Great Smoky Mountains Association offers hikes and activities that enhance the knowledge and appreciation of the national park. The programs cover a variety of topics from cultural activities, night walks, and guided hikes.
• Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont offers programs for all ages: summer camps, family camps, naturalist workshops, hiking adventures, and more. (865) 448-6709
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