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. Shopping, dining and adventures at a discount are your reward for being a Friend of the Smokies. Members also get the inside scoop on Park alerts, features, and news. (See Smokies Discounts below.)
Each of our membership levels enjoys the same member benefits listed above.
Join HERE and choose the amount you’d like to donate.
Wildflower Friend: $50
Creekside Friend: $100
Evergreen Friend: $250
Cascade Friend: $500
Mountain Top Friend: $1,000
Enjoy 2 days of admission for the price of 1 when you purchase 1–6 days before your visit. You must click the Buy Tickets button via the link below and select a visit date within the week; your ticket will automatically be good for a second consecutive day. You must purchase from the link below to receive this offer.
$3 off the published price of any Eco-Tour with a valid FOTS membership card. Let our naturalist take you on a guided Eco-tour to one of the best kept secrets in the Great Smoky Mountains … Cataloochee Valley! Eco-tours include round trip transportation along with a snack and drink.
Enjoy $5.00 off the price of a one-day admission. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains and the incredible spirit of its people at a place fun for all ages. Experience heart-pounding thrills and witness incredible performances!
50% discount on round-trip aerial tramway fare. Enjoy an aerial view of the Great Smoky Mountains!
$20 off our Ultimate Annual Fun Pass making it $79.99 (originally $99.99).
Buy one ticket, get one free Sunday – Thursday on home games during the regular season.
Class 3 & 4 Whitewater Adventures on the Big Pigeon River out of Hartford, TN. Friends of the Smokies members receive a 10% discount on all guided trips. Reservations must be made by calling 1-800-771-7238. Please reference FOTS to receive discount. Cannot be combined with other offers.
Buy one get one free sightseeing cruise aboard the “STAR” of Knoxville authentic paddlewheel boat. View historic sights along the beautiful TN River. This 1.5 hr sightseeing tour includes commentary from the Captain, open cash bar and concessions. A meal and entertainment may be scheduled at an additional cost. Call 800-509-2628 for more information.
5% discount on all guided Great Smoky Mountains based day hiking, backpacking, and lodge based hiking tours. Our trips include a knowledgeable guide, top of the line gear, exceptional cuisine, comfortable transportation, and all park permits. Book online or call 800-715-HIKE (4453). Please reference FOTS to receive discount.
10% off in-store purchases, excluding newspapers.
20% off in-store purchase.
10% off total purchase.
10% off regularly-priced Mast Store branded purchase. Cannot be combined with other offers, to purchase gift cards, or on employee purchases. In-stock items only. Not valid online. Limit one offer per visit. FOTS Membership card required.
All FOTS members will receive 10% off all regular priced items. Excludes: GoPro Cameras and Alcohol.
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Offers a 10% discount to Friends of the Smokies members. This property is located right on the border between Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, and is a three time winner of Choice Hotel’s Comfort Inn of the Year and a recent 2011 Platinum Award winner. You will enjoy lodging at one of the Smokies Most Award Winning Hotels.
10% discount on rentals.
Offers a 10% discount to Friends of the Smokies members. Located in Sevierville, Tennessee, the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains… the gleaming brightness of the ante-bellum southern design of the Clarion Inn Willow River reflects the charm of the Old South.
Varying discounts for participating members.
Friends of the Smokies members receive the largest and most generous discount available at The Inn on the River. $20 off published rates for every room type per night. Subject to availability; cannot be combined with any other type of discount.
10% off a cabin rental (restrictions may apply) for all existing members of Friends of the Smokies. Call 1-866-808-7525 to make your reservation. Complimentary Friends of the Smokies membership with 4-night stay!
Check your mailbox, inbox, and our events calendar for information on upcoming special events! From our annual fundraisers to our monthly hikes and the synchronized fireflies – there’s always something happening in the park! We’ll keep you up to date on everything you need to know!