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

    Great Smoky Mountains

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Event Details

  • Every Friday Weekly from 06/21/2013 to 08/16/2013

    Location: Noah Bud Ogle Cabin on Cherokee Orchard Road | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free

Sit a spell on the front porch of the Ogle cabin and learn about the families who once lived here. Demonstrations and activities will vary throughout the season and are on-going throughout the program — join at any time.