A Walk in the Woods Great Smoky Mountains


4413 East Scenic Drive
Gatlinburg TN  37738

Phone: (865) 436-8283

A Walk in the Woods Great Smoky Mountains

Often imitated, two decades later, still in a class of our own. A Walk in the Woods is the oldest Guide Service in the Smokies, locally owned and operated. We are the recipient of the coveted REI Top Guide Award...the first hiking guide service to have ever received that award East of the Rockies.

Whether you are looking for a heart pumping adventure or to reconnect with nature, A Walk In The Woods is a full range tour guide service geared to making your time in the Smokies as wonderful as possible. Emphasizing the teaching of natural history, this is our 19th season offering spectacular trips into the Smokies. Our experienced, Naturalist guides take you to incredible vistas, gentle cascades, waterfalls, majestic ancient forests, crystal clear mountain streams, old home sites, graveyards and hidden trails. As seen on Samantha Brown's Travel Channel Program, on National Geographic Globe Trekkers, NBC Nightly News, Backpacker Magazine, Endless Vacation, USA Today, AAA magazine Home and Away, National Geographic Adventurer, Outside Magazine, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Shape Magazine, Women's Health, Southern Living, the Chicago Tribune, Indianapolis Star, Ohio Dispatch, London's Sun Times and the Independent, and more.

REI Top Guide award for best tour guide in the East. Since 1998, our highly trained and award winning naturalist guides have been dedicated to raising environmental awareness with fun, hands-on experiences in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

We meet inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Call for appointment. 865-436-8283 or visit us online, www.awalkinthewoods.com

A Walk In The Woods is dedicated to raising environmental awareness through direct, positive experiences with nature.

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Founded: Erik Plakanis and Vesna Plakanis
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: National Park, Tour Guide




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