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Fields of the Wood is a unique biblical park situated on over 200 acres of land in the Smoky Mountains. Here are some useful tips to help make the most of your visit.

  • We are open everyday from sunrise to sunset. Our Gift Shop is open everyday. Click here for their hours of operation.
  • Guests visiting Fields of the Wood should allow at least 1½ to 2 hours for the visit.
  • Most areas of the park are accessible by automobile, but because our monuments are located on two hills, we recommend you wear comfortable shoes.
  • Free parking is available, including auto, bus, RV, and disabled spaces.
  • All monuments are outdoors, therefore you will want to check the local weather before visiting the park. Also, remember your sunscreen.
  • Service animals are allowed in our gift shop and cafe.
  • Visitors should bring their own strollers and wheelchairs.
  • There are plenty of picnic areas and several pavilions available for those bringing personal food and beverages.
  • Bookstore merchandise is available at posted prices, which do not include N.C. state sales tax. Cash, personal checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted.
  • Smoking, alcoholic beverages, and firearms are not permitted on the property.
  • Admission is free, but if you’d like to make a contribution, donation boxes are available throughout the park.
  • Groups are permitted to use our baptismal pool. To confirm that it will be available on the day of your visit, please call (828) 494-7855 in advance of your visit.
  • Groups may also be interested in accessing the First Assembly House, located approximate 1.5 miles from the park. Please call (828) 494-7855 in advance of your visit to check on availability.