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Spend your family vacation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and experience the magic of the mountains as you hike ridges, study wildlife, explore secret places, and take afternoon dips in the Middle Prong. This week-long adventure is designed for families that are ready to leave their cares behind in exchange for a week of unending family fun. Each day brings new activities in which to choose: hike in the high country, explore Cades Cove, search for salamanders, and enjoy fantastic evening entertainment. Unplug, unwind and reconnect with nature during this family adventure you won’t forget.

Family of 2: $1,566
Family of 3: $1,776
Family of 4: $2,088
Family of 5: $2,550
Family of 6: $3,012
Registration includes instruction, food, and lodging in our dorm inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 

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Need financial assistance? Money, or lack of it, should never stand in the way of a life-changing summer experience. Learn more about financial aid.

Already Registered? Check out the welcome document for a packing list and other essential details for this experience.

Important Information Regarding Programs During COVID-19

During this prolonged period of pandemic and isolation, our work of connecting people and nature has never felt more essential. We are making safety a top priority for visitors and staff — for the latest details about our COVID-19 response and policies, visit our COVID-19 updates page.


Cover photo by David Bryant.

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