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Smoky Mountain Field School

Spend the day with an expert exploring and learning more about our beloved Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Our affordable courses offer memorable workshops, hikes, and adventures for mountain lovers. These weekend programs are taught by UT professors, naturalists, and other experts at various locations in and around the Park.

Please call 865-974-0150 for more information.

Note: You must be 18 or older to register for and attend a Smoky Mountain Field School course.

Participants are required to sign an electronic release and assumption of risk form before attending a course.

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Cherokee Plant Lore & More24FA73810/05/2479.00
Bears of Our Smokies24FA86110/12/2479.00
Animal Tracking & Nature Observation24FA89209/07/2479.00
Butterflies & Flutterbies24FA91009/28/2479.00
Foraging for Food & Farmacy(Closed)*24SU881-108/31/2479.00
Sensational Salamanders24SU882-107/13/2479.00
Plant Diversity of the Smokies24SU99908/03/2479.00

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These courses may be offered at a future date. Click the course Title link for more information.


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