Friends of the Smokies



Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park assists the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park by raising funds and public awareness, and providing volunteers for needed projects.

Smokies License Plates

Friends of the Smokies license plates in Tennessee and North Carolina drive improvements all across Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Find out how to get your very own.

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Latest News

News

January 23, 2017

Park Requests Public Input on Draft Corridor Management Plan for Newfound Gap Road

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking the public’s input on a draft corridor management plan for Newfound Gap Road. The development of the plan is required for park officials to seek designation for the road as a National Scenic…

Upcoming Events

Event

January 26, 2017

Pint Night at Highland Brewing Company

Join Friends of the Smokies for Pint Night at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville! $1.00 per pour from beer sales will be donated to FOTS to preserve, protect, and provide for Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In addition, for the entire…