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Celebrating 2 decades. Locally owned and operated since 1998. Recipient of the coveted REI Top Guide Award in 2012 and 2017, as well as the Travel Channel Top choice award. For 2 decades, we have taken over 100,000 people into the Smokies on a...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4413 E Scenic Dr, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6522
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was such a beautiful experience and we learned so much from the guide I would highly recommend this the scenery was amazing and we learned so much about nature and what we canning can’t eat and we seen so many things in the forest...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amid all the lights, shows, and music we found a little time to visit nature’s magnificent attractions in the Great Smokey Mountains. We did the 2 hour hike designed for family/kids and the kids, parents, and grandmother were all happy hikers. Ryan is a kind...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my wife's first time in this part of the country, and my first time actually walking through the Smokies. Having a guide from A Walk in the Woods was a great idea! Our guide, Ashlynn, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the Smokies...More

Thank elroyx5
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your hike with Ashlynn! She certainly loves showing people this beautiful national treasure. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and taking you on another trek soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a guided walk to inspiration point. My wife and I, plus our three kids (14,12, and 6) had a great time and a wonderful experience. Our guide Eric was waiting for us at the visitor center when we arrived. He was friendly and...More

1  Thank ponzoam
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for that kind review. Erik Soltan had a great time with you! We appreciate you choosing to spend some time with us in our neck of the woods and look forward to taking you out on another trail the next time you are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend a Walk in the Woods for anyone looking for an adventure off the beaten path in the Smoky Mountains. Our guides were able to lead us on a trail that was off the usually traveled paths in the park and were...More

2  Thank Kimberly S
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for that very kind review! I know your guides had an extra special time showing you that little hidden bit of the Smokies, away from the crowds. We are so happy you chose to allow our team to share our little...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Tennessee from South Texas to see the Smokies and that's exactly what we did with A Walk in the Woods! Our guides, Bryce and John, were excellent! They were both very knowledgeable about the plants and animals of the...More

Thank Alinda T
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for that very kind review! I know John and Bryce had a wonderful time with you. We so appreciate your spending a part of your vacation with our group and look forward to hosting you on another trip in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A walk in the woods is a wonderful company. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable! At first I tried to book online, and it stated no availablity, but please call. When I called, they were able to give me not only the hike I wanted...More

1  Thank NOLATravelRN
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy that we were able to get you the tour you wanted at the time you needed! We will be sure to let Bryce know that you enjoyed his interp. Thank you so much for choosing our company during your adventure into...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on an overnight hike with a friend may 5 of 2018 and we were very fortunate to have Jaimie as our guide. I had no idea that I would learn so much about the plant life (flowers especially) and the birds. Jamie can...More

1  Thank Clyde W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sam and John did a super fantastic job!! Both were super friendly and very knowledgeable. Also very patient with my talkative 13 year old. They had answers for all of our questions provided snacks and ponchos which we didn’t really need but their preparation was...More

1  Thank Nd0627mom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at AWITW are fabulous, from the initial contact, through choosing the right trip, booking, getting prepared to actually going on the trip. Our guide was Eric, who was very knowledgeable about the trails, the plants, the animals, the geology and the history of...More

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Suzanne905
October 16, 2016|
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Response from VesnaGatlinburg | Property representative |
Our office manager is here today until 5 and will be happy to book you on a tour! 865-436-8283
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Heather T
August 11, 2016|
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Response from VesnaGatlinburg | Property representative |
There are 900 miles of trails in the Smokies. I'd recommend checking with the Park service Visitors Center when you get here.
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LuisGmedina
June 25, 2016|
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Response from VesnaGatlinburg | Property representative |
We gave a variety of programs perfect for families. The Exploring Nature with Children is a big hit for young children. Please see the website listed for more information, a walk in the woods . com or call our office... More
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