Just a reminder… “Wilderness Week in Pigeon Forge” begins its 19th year on January 10-17, 2009, with a series of outdoor themed activities designed to connect visitors with the outdoor world of the Great Smoky Mountains.
The Highpointers Club will be there with a table and some lectures. A great time to had by many. Come by and visit. If you would like to volunteer for some time at our table, just let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may have some special Club rates at lodging in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg as well. Send me an email if interested in visiting this gathering. I promise… you’ll really enjoy this event.
During Pigeon Forge Wilderness Week, nearly 100 experts on nature and the great outdoors will host walks, hikes, seminars and lectures on a wide variety of topics, including Smoky Mountain history and plant and animal life. A number of Wilderness Wildlife Week programs are designed for children.
If interested… Be sure to sign up for events in advance.
Many have a history of being filled early!!!
Guided Wilderness Week hikes through the Smokies range from easy, relaxed walks to more strenuous, multi-mile treks. Topics vary with individual hikes. To properly prepare for daylong outings, hikers are encouraged to bring gloves, head cover, rain gear, lunch or trail snacks, a flashlight and an extra pair of socks.
Wilderness Wildlife Week offers activities for all ages and attracts thousands of nature lovers to Pigeon Forge. The International Festivals & Events Association has recognized Pigeon Forge Wilderness Week for its environmental and educational efforts.
Wilderness Week activities are offered free of charge. Music Road Hotel & Convention Center is the headquarters for the event.
For a brochure outlining all the activities of Pigeon Forge Wilderness Week, call 1-800-WINTERFEST or the Pigeon Forge Office of Special Events at (865) 429-7350.