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

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

Event Details

  • Every Thursday Weekly from 07/31/2014 to 09/11/2014

    Location: Alum Cave Bluff Trailhead on Newfound Gap Road | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free

Geology, old-growth trees, and panoramic views await you while joining a park ranger on one of the most diverse hikes in the Smokies.  Wear sturdy shoes and bring water, raingear, and a snack. Five mile round-trip hke rated as "moderate to strenuous" in difficulty. This is a Hike the Smokies for Families program. Pick up the program booklet at any park visitor center and start hiking to earn special stickers and collectors pins as rewards.