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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.

Currently Scheduled

TitleCodeBeginsFee
Cherokee Plant Lore & More23FA73810/07/2369.00
Land Navigation with Map & Compass23FA86710/14/2369.00
The Mystery of Monarch Butterflies23FA91009/23/2369.00
Fall Colors in an Old-Growth Forest23FA93211/04/2369.00
Elkmont: Transition & Change23FA93811/11/2369.00
Waterfall Hike & Nature Extravaganza23SP121405/20/2369.00
Naturalist Ramble23SP85304/01/2369.00
Bears of Our Smokies23SP86110/28/2369.00
Land Navigation with Map & Compass23SP86704/15/2369.00
Foraging for Food & Farmacy23SP88104/29/2369.00
Historic Cataloochee Valley, Smoky Mountain Elk & More23SP88704/22/2369.00
For the Birds: Introduction to Birding in the Smokies23SP97904/15/2369.00
Cataloochee Settlement Hike23SU126006/24/2369.00
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Foraging for Food & Farmacy23SU88106/10/2369.00
Foraging for Food & Farmacy23SU881-108/26/2369.00
Sensational Salamanders(Closed)*23SU882-107/08/2369.00
Historic Cataloochee Valley, Smoky Mountain Elk & More23SU88708/19/2369.00
Mayday, Mayday: Plane Down!23SU99106/17/2369.00
Plant Diversity of the Smokies23SU99908/19/2369.00
Hiking: Just Getting Started23WI85210/21/2369.00
Hiking with Confidence23WI85903/18/2369.00

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Not Currently Scheduled

These courses are not currently scheduled, but may be offered at a future date. Click the course Title link for more information.

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