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Classic Hikes 2023 Series Registration

Classic Hikes of the Smokies’ is a monthly series that explores some of Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s 800+ miles of trails. Your participation benefits Trails Forever, which funds a full-time trail crew to reconstruct and rehabilitate some of the park’s most impacted trails.

2023 Series Information + Full Schedule >>


  • $20 for current members of Friends of the Smokies
  • $35 for non members. Become a member here.

Pre-Registration is required:
STEP 1: Review the ‘Classic Hikes of the Smokies’ Waiver HERE.
STEP 2Register and submit payment below.

You must register and pay before your registration is confirmed. Each hike is $20.00 for Friends of the Smokies members, and $35 for new and renewing members (which includes hike and 1-year membership) and you can pay your discounted registration online here.

GSMNP Parking Tag is required:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s new ‘Park it Forward’ program requires visitors to buy and display a valid parking tag for any vehicle parking for more than 15 minutes beginning March 1, 2023. Participants of ‘Classic Hikes of the Smokies’ are responsible for obtaining a parking tag prior to attending a hike. Annual passes are available through Great Smoky Mountains Association at smokiesinformation.org, daily and weekly passes are available at recreation.gov. You can learn more about Park it Forward HERE.

Our online form and payment is the BEST way to register, but if you cannot pay online, please contact olivia@friendsofthesmokies.org