• Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the national park.

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Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/14/2014 to 08/09/2014

    Location: Cades Cove Visitor Center area, halfway around the Cades Cove Loop Road | Map Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM Fee Information: Free

A talk and hands-on demonstration about the wild things in the park. Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Due to slow moving traffic it may take over an hour to drive the six miles from the start of Cades Cove Loop Road to programs at the Cades Cove Visitor Center/Cable Mill Historic Area.