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Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

Educational Opportunity
Entrance to Tremont office – Townsend Visitors Center

ADA Accessibility Notes

Buildings are accessible. Most of the trails are not.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is the only residential environmental education center in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A private, non-profit organization, Tremont works closely with the National Park Service to provide educational programs that increase the awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the natural and cultural resources of the Great Smoky Mountains and promote stewardship of these resources. Groups of all ages visit Tremont to live and learn, using the National Park as their outdoor classroom. Whether focusing on the Park's rich cultural history or unfathomable biological diversity, participant in Tremont's programs—school trips, adult workshops, family camps, and youth camps—leave with a greater sense of wonder, depth of knowledge, and appreciation of history and natural systems.

Appropriate Ages

School groups, youth camps, adults

Dates and Times

Year-round activities.

How to Participate

Programs are offered for all ages. Contact Great Smoky Mountains Institute at 865-448-6709 and visit the website:

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