Autumn Ambles in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park | Enjoy a Fall Hike with a GSMNP Ranger!

Take an Autumn Amble with a Great Smoky Mountains National Park Ranger on Thursdays and Saturdays this October! This new, free Ranger Program is from 9:00 to 11:30 with locations dependent of where the best fall color is. About four days before each scheduled program, rangers will decide where the group will hike.

Autumn Ambles in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Take an Autumn Amble on Thursdays and Saturdays in October!

“We’ll try to follow the leaves,” says GSMNP Ranger Andrea Walton, “This is a really good program to see the fall colors and learn about what the animals are doing to prepare for winter…and what the people who lived here used to do to prepare for winter.”

Pre-registration is required to participate in an Autumn Amble. Reservations can be made up to four days in advance by calling 865-436-1291. Programs are limited to 20 people. Participants must have sturdy walking shoes, water and snacks for this moderate hike.

For more information on other great Ranger Programs, visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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