Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge May 18-22, 2016! New Time of Year, Same Great Celebration of All Things Smoky Mountains!

Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge will be held for the first time in Spring this year on May 18 – 22, 2016 at LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. This year’s event promises to be the best yet with a first-ever Farmer’s Market and an Appalachian Homecoming festival at Patriot Park on May 21 at 6:00 p.m.

 Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge May 2016

This free event is your opportunity to discover something new and exciting about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From guided hikes and other outdoor excursions to hands-on workshops and panel discussions, there truly is something for everyone at Wilderness Wildlife Week!

This is by far one of HeySmokies’ favorite events of the year! There are just too many great activities and workshops to mention, so be sure to check out the link below for a comprehensive listing!

Throughout the event the Information Desk at LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge will be open daily from 7:00 a.m. until at least 6:00 p.m. The Vendor/Exhibit Hall will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. (will close at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 22)

For a complete list of activities available, please visit Wilderness Wildlife Week Program Schedule. For a listing of guided hikes and other outdoor excursions, visit WWW Outdoor Excursions. A word to the wise, pre-registration is limited for hikes and excursions; the Pre-Registration Desk will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.

For more information, contact City of Pigeon Forge Office of Special Events at 800-251-9100 or 865-453-8674.

Need a place to stay during Wilderness Wildlife Week, check out a variety of comfortable and affordable lodging options at HeySmokiesCabinRentals, HeySmokiesCondos, HeySmokiesCampgrounds or HeySmokiesHotels!

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