Our Mission Great Smoky Mountains Association supports the perpetual preservation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the national park system by promoting greater public understanding and appreciation through education, interpretation, and research.
Proud Partner of the National Park Service Since 1953
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Experience the Smokies With more than 9 million visitors annually, Great Smoky Mountains National Park attracts individuals with a wide range of recreational and educational desires. Popular activities include hiking, backpacking, camping, sightseeing, auto-touring, and fishing.
Latest News
Apr 18 David Brill to appear at Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Apr 18, 2018 David Brill, author ofInto the Mist: Tales of Death and Disaster, Mishaps and Misdeeds, Misfortune and Mayhem in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is scheduled to appear during the opening of next week’s Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in downtown Gatlinburg, Tenn., Tuesday, April 24.? Read More >
Mar 26 Clingmans Dome Road to opens March 31 Mar 26, 2018 Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced plans to open Clingmans Dome Road this weekend beginning Saturday, March 31. Read More >
Mar 26 David Brill to speak at Hot Springs Trail Fest Mar 26, 2018 Among several upcoming public appearances for David Brill, author of GSMA’s recent release Into the Mist, is Hot Springs Trail Fest, where he will speak on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at the Town Welcome Center in Hot Springs, N.C.? Read More >
Mar 26 George Masa to be inducted into Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Mar 26, 2018 The late George Masa, whose photographs were pivotal to the creation Great Smoky Mountains National Park and can be seen in GSMA's Pictures for a Park, is among the eighth class of Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame honorees to be inducted Friday, May 4.? Read More >

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