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A Walk in the Woods

Updated: April 4, 2018

A Walk In The Woods is a full range tour guide service geared to making your time in the Smokies as wonderful as possible. Emphasizing the teaching of natural history, this is A Walk In The Woods‘ 20th year offering spectacular trips into the Smokies. Our expert guides will take you on a once in a lifetime Smoky Mountain Tour. Your experience may include incredible vistas, gentle cascades, waterfalls, majestic ancient forests, crystal clear mountain streams, old home sites, graveyards or hidden trails.

We are experts in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, medicinal and edible uses of wild plants and mushrooms, wild animals and their habits, backpacking, primitive skills, outdoor survival, and local human history, including the Cherokee and early settlers.

All of our services help make your trip to the Smoky Mountains rewarding and fun. We offer a large selection of Smoky Mountain tours including; interpretive guided nature walks, guided hikes, birding and salamander treks, hiker shuttle service in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Appalachian Trail support, trip planning, camping and backpacking equipment rental, guided backpacking trips, classes and seminars. Our goal is to make the Great Smoky Mountains National Park come alive for you.

A Walk in the Woods has been building Smoky Mountain memories for our clients since 1998 as a full-time guide service in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

A Walk in the Woods is starting our 20th year of business. In that time we have helped over 83,000 people enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Mission Statement: A Walk In The Woods is dedicated to raising environmental awareness through direct, positive experiences with nature.


Company Type(s): Profit
Company Category(ies): Seasonal Program
Region(s): Southeast US
Activities: Backpacking
Population(s): General
Facility(ies): Open to the Public
Grade Level(s): 2-year College


Address 1: 4413 East Scenic Drive
City: Gatlinburt
State/Province: Tennessee
Country: United States
Postal Code: 37738


Phone: 865-436-8283
Contact Person: Patricia Kersey

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