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
Jun 24 Smokies Life Redux: Rhododendron Revisited Jun 24, 2018 Did you know that there are more than 1,000 species of rhododendron in the world? Can you name the four species we have in the Smokies? Read More >
Jun 24 Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Jun 24, 2018 “Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” community programs to be held every Friday starting June 22 through August 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Cosby Campground Amphitheater. Read More >
Jun 24 Park to host Cherokee storytelling series in Cades Cove Jun 24, 2018 Master Cherokee storyteller Kathi Littlejohn will present two storytelling sessions in Cades Cove in July and August. Read More >
Jun 24 The Benefits of Spiders – An Interview with Kefyn Catley Jun 24, 2018 Spiders tend to get a bad rap, but they are actually critical to the balance of our ecosystems. Read More >

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