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Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 08/16/2014, 08/23/2014, 08/30/2014, 09/06/2014, 09/13/2014

    Location: Meet behind Elkmont Campground Entrance Station | Map Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Take a stroll with a ranger to learn about Elkmont when it was a turn-of-the-century logging boomtown. Easy walk.