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"Our members are the lifeblood of our organization. You are today’s stewards of Great Smoky Mountains National Park: you take the time to learn about the park’s resources; you honor its rich history; you buy and read our publications; and you contribute your member dues, donations, and time so that this park can continue to inspire people for generations to come." – Laurel Rematore, Chief Executive Officer


NEW: Auto-Renew Your Annual Membership

Going paperless protects and conserves our valuable natural resources. Here are a few reasons why you should auto-renew: 

You’ll never miss an issue of Smokies Life magazine

Going paperless protects our natural resources

Lower mailing costs means more of your dues immediately supports this national park

Individual Buckeye

$35 Annually

Membership Benefits

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Buckeye Family*

$50 Annually

One Additional Card

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Individual Chestnut

$100 Annually

Enrollment each year makes you automatically eligible for one of two
Great Smoky Mountains Experience Give-Aways.

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Chestnut Family*

$125 Annually

Enrollment each year makes you automatically eligible for one of two
Great Smoky Mountains Experience Give-Aways. 

One Additional Card

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Individual Dogwood

Pledge to pay $200 annually for five years, after which you earn an automatic upgrade to Hemlock Level.

$200 Annually

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Dogwood Family*

Pledge to pay $300 annually for five years, after which you earn an automatic upgrade to Hemlock Level.

$300 Annually

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Individual Hemlock

$1,000 Once, Never Renew

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Hemlock Family*

$1,500 Once, Never Renew

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Acorn

Children up to age 14

$15 Annually

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Gingko

Individual Members with mailing addresses outside the United States

$65 Annually

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Family Levels

In most cases, Family Memberships are intended for two heads of a single household, both of whom receive cards in their names. Some exceptions are allowable, however. Please call the Membership Department at 865.436.7318, Ext. 222 for information.

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Installment Members

Please call the Membership Department at 865.436.7318, Ext. 222 for information about retaining your active status toward Lifetime status. *NOTE: This program is no longer available for NEW members.