Great Smoky Mtn Ntl Park
A Hiking Adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains
Enjoy daily hikes through some of the most scenic trails of Appalachia as you learn about local wildlife, diverse ecosystems and the Appalachian traditions of music and storytelling.
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Program No. 2263RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
14 meals
5B 4L 5D
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At a Glance

Discover the beauty of the most rugged mountains in Appalachia! Education staff will assist in your exploration of cultural and natural history as you move through the amazing landscape of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Start each day with a hot breakfast then pack a lunch, grab your daypack and head out on the trail. Daily hikes of 5 to 13 miles bring you into contact with this ancient mountain chain’s varied vegetation, crisp air, clear streams and spectacular scenery.
Activity Level
Hikes of 5-13 miles daily. Mountainous terrain with rugged mountain trails and wilderness conditions on the trail. Elevations of 6,643 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Daily hikes bring you into contact with the varied plant life, sparkling mountain streams and breathtaking vistas of the Appalachian Mountains.
  • In the evenings, enjoy Appalachian music, stories and other educational sessions.
  • Experience the crisp air, rushing water and vibrant colors of these amazing mountains.
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