Make plans now to spend some time in 2019 exploring and learning more about our beloved Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Smoky Mountain Field School offers 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. See aceweb.outreach.utk.edu for registration information.

March 2019

  • Spring Amphibians of the Smokies — Saturday, March 16; Fee: $69

April 2019

  • Hiking: Just Getting Started — Saturday, April 6; Fee: $69
  • Animal Tracking & Nature Observation — Saturday, April 6; Fee: $69
  • Spirit of the Smokies Certificate Program — Begins on Wednesday, April 10; Fee: $449
  • Spring Wildflower & Nature Photography — Saturday, April 13; Fee: $99
  • Introduction to Orienteering— Saturday, April 13; Fee: $69
  • Basic Wildflower Identification in a Cove Hardwood Forest — Sunday, April 14; Fee: $69
  • Historic Cataloochee: 100 Years of Legends & Tales — Saturday, April 27; Fee: $69

May 2019

  • Mt. LeConte Hike & Overnight in the Lodge — Saturday & Sunday, May 4-5; Fee: $249
  • Bird Photography in the Smokies — Saturday, May 4; Fee: $99
  • Campfire Cooking — Thursday, May 9; Fee: $219
  • Bears, Flowers, & Trees: Come Explore the Season — Saturday, May 11; Fee: $69
  • Foraging for Food & Farmacy — Saturday, May 11; Fee: $69
  • Bears of Our Smokies — Saturday, May 18; Fee: $69

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