Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a wide variety of free, in-park, 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 specific grade levels and their state standards. Please visit the individual grade pages for information on program locations, themes, and activities.
In TN, the spring 2022 schedule is fully booked. Scheduling for fall 2022 will begin in July. Questions may be sent via Email.
To request an Education Program in NC, Email or call 828-497-1907
Last updated: February 21, 2022