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Event Details

  • Every Monday Weekly from 06/17/2013 to 08/12/2013

    Location: Cades Cove Visitor Center/Cable Mill area halfway around the Cades Cove Loop Road Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Join a ranger for a walk around the historic structures in the Cable Mill area and learn about their function in the Cades Cove community.

Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Note: Because of 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.