Plant Operations Manager
Josh King grew up in Western North Carolina steeped in Southern Appalachian heritage. He received his Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and English from East Carolina University in 2006. He has worked in the wilderness industry as a river guide, avid mountain biker, backpacker, naturalist, and student of botany.
As a Master Wilderness Guide at Four Circles, Josh worked with groups in the field for two years and is trained as a Wilderness First Responder, Canoe Instructor, and Wilderness Lifeguard. These days Josh serves as the Plant Operations Manager and leads groups on Horticulture Therapy. He still enjoys every opportunity he gets to work with groups in the field and to further explore the mysteries of the Great Smoky Mountains he calls home.