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A Walk in the Woods

Guide or Outfitter
On top of the World – Vesna Plakanis

ADA Accessibility Notes

There are walks geared for small children, families, teens, serious adventure seekers and everyone in between!

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 A Walk In The Woods' thirteenth year offering spectacular trips into the Smokies. Our experienced guides will take you on a once in a lifetime Smoky Mountain Tour. Your experience may include incredible vistas, gentle cascades, waterfalls, majestic ancient forests, crystal clear mountain streams, old home sites, graveyards or hidden trails.

Areas of Service and Expertise

They are experts in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, medicinal and edible uses of wild plants and mushrooms, wild animals and their habits, backpacking, primitive skills, outdoor survival, and local human history, including the Cherokee and early settlers.

Eco-Friendly Notes

All guides practice Leave No Trace methods, they are trained in non lethal bear aversion techniques, they teach solid ecological practices and stress using native flora appropriate to the regions.

Pet Friendly Notes

The Pooch and Pal one hour walk is perfect for your four legged friends!

Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

All of their services help make your trip to the Smoky Mountains rewarding and fun. They offer a large selection of Smoky Mountain tours including; interpretive guided nature walks, guided hikes, birding and salamander treks, hiker shuttle service in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Appalachian Trail support, trip planning, camping and backpacking equipment rental, guided backpacking trips, classes, and seminars. The goal is to make the Great Smoky Mountains National Park come alive for you.

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