SUPPORT THE BEST THING IN THE SMOKIES!

Champion all that you love about the Smokies by joining Smokies Life. Your membership (starting at just $40 annually) makes you a committed steward of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and includes a subscription to Smokies Life Journal, discounts on all purchases at Smokies Life stores in the park and online, and savings at Lookout League partner businesses. Join today!

Park Keeper
$40

Park Keeper Plus
$100

Park Keeper Premium
$300

Hemlock $1000

+$500 for family

Ginkgo $65

For members living outside the US

Family Levels

Family memberships are intended for two adults in a single household, both will receive cards in their names. Some exceptions are allowable, however. Please call the Membership Department at 865.436.7318, Ext. 222 for information.

SUPPORT THE BEST THING IN THE SMOKIES

Champion all that you love about the Smokies by joining Smokies Life. Your membership (starting at just $40 annually) makes you a committed steward of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and includes a subscription to Smokies Life Journal, discounts on all purchases at Smokies Life stores in the park and online, and savings at Lookout League partner businesses. Join today!

Park Keeper $40

Park Keeper Plus $100

Park Keeper Premium $300

Hemlock $1000

+$500 for family

Ginkgo $65

For members living outside the US

Great Smokies

Welcome Center

Hours of Operation

(subject to change)

Open year round (closed December 25)


January - February

Open Daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

March - November

Open Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
December

Open Daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Great Smokies Welcome Center is located on U.S. 321 in Townsend, TN, 2 miles from the west entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visitors can get information about things to see and do in and around the national park and shop from a wide selection of books, gifts, and other Smokies merchandise. Daily, weekly, and annual parking tags for the national park are also available.

Physical Address

7929 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway Townsend TN 37882

Contact

865.436.7318 Ext 320