The Smoky Mountain Field School offers unique opportunities to Explore, Learn and Enjoy in one of the nation's premier national parks through indoor workshops and outdoor field adventures. Participants may choose from over 30 experts teaching more than 80 sessions to enhance their appreciation of nature and the wealth of diversity within our Smokies and southern Appalachians.
The environment for learning found within the 800 square miles of these Great Smoky Mountains and the dedication, enthusiasm, knowledge and experience of the Field School staff, comprised of college and university professors, park personnel and retirees, naturalists, wildlife advocates and other professionals, is unparalleled.
Come join us for a day or more to Explore, Learn and Enjoy and become part of the following of more than 700 individuals who participate annually in a multitude of offerings on flora and fauna. Get to know your national park, its landscape and wildlife, and intrinsic value to humankind while renewing the family spirit, making a new friend or simply fulfilling a desire for a wilderness learning adventure