Programs for Students

  • Student looking in ferns in forest.
    Ranger-Led Field Trips

    The park offers a wide variety of free, in-park, ranger-led, curriculum-based programs in TN and NC.

  • Students looking at board held by a Ranger in a classroom.
    Ranger Classroom Visits

    During the winter, Rangers visit classrooms in surrounding TN and NC counties to teach Smokies-themed curriculum based programs for K-12.

  • Riverbank in a Forest
    Virtual Programs

    Your students can explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park without leaving your classroom!

  • Snail moving over soil
    Classroom Activities

    Choose from a variety of Smokies-themed activities that you can do right in your classroom!

  • Two students using magnifying lenses to look at soil.
    Teacher-Led Field Trips

    Curriculum-based lesson plans developed for teachers to use with their students in the park.

  • Parking tag displayed in vehicle window
    Education Parking Exemption

    Information for education groups to receive a parking exemption.

Last updated: February 28, 2024

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107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738



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