Friends of the Smokies license plates in Tennessee and North Carolina drive improvements all across Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Find out here how to get your very own.
Let us know if you have a Friends of the Smokies license plate, and we’ll mail you a complimentary one-year membership card (which gives you great Smokies discounts) and a Friends of the Smokies decal. If you prefer, you can also give this one-year complimentary membership to a friend. Click here to get started!
FRIENDS OF THE SMOKIES LICENSE PLATE - NORTH CAROLINA
With more than 20,000 on the road, the Friends of the Smokies plate with the iconic black bear in front of vibrant green mountains is one of the most popular specialty license plates in North Carolina. Of the extra $30 annual fee for the specialty tag, $20 goes to support projects and programs in the North Carolina portion of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, bringing in over $400,000 annually. Plates may be purchased independently of a vehicle’s registration.
You can order your NC Friends of the Smokies plate by:
For more information about Friends of the Smokies North Carolina bear plate, please email our North Carolina Director Holly Demuth.
To learn more about the ways your North Carolina Friends of the Smokies plate impacts your national park click here.
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FRIENDS OF THE SMOKIES LICENSE PLATE - TENNESSEE Tennessee's Friends of the Smokies plate is available from any County Clerk's Office for an extra fee of $35 per year. Friends gets $30.75 of the fee to help preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For additional information, visit the website of the Tennessee Department of Safety. You can also contact your County Clerk's Office, or call our Sevierville, Tennessee office at (865) 932-4794. The Friends of the Smokies tag is the top-selling specialty license plate in the state of Tennessee. Since 1997, it has raised $6.8 million to help preserve and protect Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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