Join more than 4,500 active members of Friends of the Smokies and enjoy our membership benefits.
Friends of the Smokies members enjoy the satisfaction of preserving and protecting Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and they get great Smokies discounts, too! Membership pays for itself when you present your card to our membership benefits partners.
Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps worked tirelessly to build the strong foundations of our national park. Today, generous support from members of the Business Conservation Corps helps Friends of the Smokies preserve and protect the Great Smoky Mountains for generations to come.
Friends of the Smokies license plates in Tennessee and North Carolina drive improvements all across Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Find out here how to get your very own.
Want to start your own fundraiser to support Friends of the Smokies? Thanks, we appreciate the support! Most fundraisers will require approval from our management, our board of directors, and National Park Service administrators, so check out the information below…
Visionary leaders recognized the extraordinary features of the Smoky Mountains and championed the movement to create Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1934. Today, Friends of the Smokies honors the distinguished group of donors who, year after year, help protect, preserve, and enhance this national treasure that belongs to…
Friends of the Smokies 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. We have many volunteer opportunities for those who want to support Great Smoky Mountains National Park.