Ranger-Led Field Trips

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.

  • To request an Education Program in TN, e-mail us or call 865-436-1258
    • The TN-side fall 2022 program calendar if full, please request programs for spring 2023
  • To request an Education Program in NC, Email or call 828-497-1907


Tennessee K-5th Grade

Tennessee 6-8th Grade

Tennessee 9-12th Grade

North Carolina K-5th Grade

North Carolina 6-8th Grade

North Carolina 9-12th Grade


Students and Ranger looking at nets in a stream.

Last updated: September 27, 2022

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Gatlinburg , TN 37738

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(865)436-1200

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