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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

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    During spring, park roads may close due to ice, especially at high elevation where wet roads can freeze as temperatures drop at night. For road status information call (865) 436-1200 ext. 631 or follow updates at http://twitter.com/SmokiesRoadsNPS. More »

Event Details

  • Every Monday Weekly from 09/17/2012 to 10/29/2012

    Location: Little Greenbrier School, near Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free

Join a ranger for a 2.2 mile roundtrip hike to learn about the famous Walker Sisters of Little Greenbrier. We'll talk about adaptations and the flexibility required of these strong-willed sisters to live in the old-fashioned way. Hike rated easy to moderate indifficulty.