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The Wildland Trekking

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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A Phenomenal Outdoor Experience

Our group of 5 went out with Wildland on a 4 day/3 night excursion into the park. It was an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TravelKing08
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New Haven, Connecticut
perfect 3 day guided Blue Ridge Inn Based Hiking

This was my first hiking trip in the Blue Ridge/Smokey Mountain area but my fifth trip with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Wildland Trekking Company provides exceptional hiking tours and backpacking trips in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our Great Smoky Mountains hiking tours range from day hikes to all-inclusive, multi-day backpacking trips. All trips include gear, meals, snacks and a professional Smoky Mountains hiking guide!
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“day hike” (20 reviews)
“his knowledge” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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Reviewed yesterday

Our group of 5 went out with Wildland on a 4 day/3 night excursion into the park. It was an excellent experience, mostly due to the efforts of our extremely capable guide, Dan. Dan's planning and preparation and his ability to communicate instructions while on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first hiking trip in the Blue Ridge/Smokey Mountain area but my fifth trip with Wildland Trekking. It did not disappoint. Our guides, Heather and Nicole were knowledgeable, relaxed but professional, sensitive to the dynamics of our group and intent that every member...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent trip! Our guide, Ian Mauhs, knew just about everything; geography, flora and fauna, history, ancient lore of the area. He was a wonderful storyteller and a good listener. He took us on fun hikes to see breath taking views and to enjoy great hotels...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first hike with Wildland Trekking, however others in our group had been on their hikes before and they came highly recommended. Nicole and Heather were our guides and gave us information about the mountains, history of the area, hiking tips and tricks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Learned a lot about the Smokie from Ian Mauhs who was a fantastic guide and a great cook. Wildland Trekking provides high quality gear and top notch guides.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second trip with Wildland Trekking (the first was in the Grand Canyon), and I can recommend them without reservation. Wildland provides high quality equipment, supremely qualified guides (back country first responders who are very knowledgeable about the environment and history of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third hiking adventure with Wildland and it did not disappoint! Nicole, who was our guide was exceptional. She has a lovely way of working with each person to make them feel confident and comfortable. She planned the trip in such a way...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd “inn based” hiking trip with Wildland Trekking. I cannot say enough about the company, its people, and the great times we have had. We have previously hiked with them to the Grand Canyon, and Utah (Mt Zion, Bryce Canyon and Escalante)....More

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 wonderful Smoky days led by Nicole Will. 5 days that were planned to absolute perfection, from daily offering or literally cooking (!!) the most delicious breakfast. Exciting and divers 5-8 miles hikes that fitted us perfectly, lunch carried by Nicole that always seems to...More

Thank Michal S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on five day hike in the Smokies with Nicole, our guide. This was a hike/stay in lodge trip which is just fine with me! We had great hikes with four of the five being 8 miles. The difficulty was easy to moderate or #2....More

Thank Leslie S
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Keith R
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Response from rdanielson2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. I brought my own sleeping bag and pad. The pack I brought was too small to accommodate my share of the group gear, so I used their pack. If I were to do it again, I'd call ahead and ask the capacity of the... More
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