Every Thursday Weekly from 06/20/2013 to 08/15/2013Location: Clingmans Dome trailhead | Map Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free
Join a ranger and hike along the world-famous Appalachian Trail. Learn basic hiking and exploration techniques that are ranger-tested and kid-approved. Make sure to wear sturdy walking shoes, bring plenty of water, and a snack. Program concludes at the Clingmans Dome observation tower. Due to elevation, 1 ½ miles round-trip hike rated as "moderate" in difficulty.
Families who hike in the Smokies can now earn special stickers and collector pins as rewards. Pick up a “Hike the Smokies—For Families” booklet at any park visitor center.