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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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4413 E Scenic Dr, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6522
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had a great hike with Mike yesterday. We did the Old Growth Waterfalls Hike. The scenery was beautiful. Mike was very knowledgeable and pointed out several things we would have missed if we were hiking on our own. We would definitely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for that wonderful review! Mike had a great time with you and the photos from the hike were spectacular! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour and look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Great Smoky Mountains this December and decided to do a guided hike with a "A walk in the Woods". This is one of the best things I did. It was especially helpful and enjoyable for my kids ages 11 (girl) and 14...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Spat12345
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for choosing to spend a part of your holiday week with us. Michael especially enjoyed your family and was gushing about your children when he came into the office. We hope to see you in the...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018

I was traveling solo to The Smokey Mountains, and A Walk In The Woods was recommended to me by the staff at the resort I was staying in. I booked the Rock of Ages Adventure. I received a text from my guide Charles the night...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea M
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to do a hike with us! Charles had a delightful time taking you on the tour and loved the fact that you were flexible on your time and wanted to explore more than you had originally signed up for....More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We took the bus trip to Cade's Cove and had a blast. Saw turkeys and deer and old historic buildings. Our guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed him. I'd recommend the trip to anyone>

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dana W
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

So glad you enjoyed our History, Turkeys and Bears van tour. Thank you for allowing us to show you one of our favorite places!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

Hiked in the Smokies for three days and camped for two nights. Always wanted to learn how to start your camping kit so was satisfied to learn it. Great trip!

Date of experience: October 2018
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VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your Smoky Mountain Adventure backpacking trip! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the trip and were able to learn all of the gear needed to go on an adventure of your own.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

So much fun and adventure. This was my first backpacking and camping trip and I must say it was perfect in every aspect. It was a little difficult for a first timer, but the beauty around me was totally worth it. Our guide, Eric, was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you so much for choosing our team for your first backpacking trip! We are glad that it was a great trip and hope you caught the backpacking bug!

Reviewed October 26, 2018

I've had LeConte Lodge on my bucket list for a number of years. This year I had the time to hike to LeConte. In researching I found A Walk in the Woods and from the first call to the end of the hike I have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

We are so happy to know that you were able to check LeConte off your Bucket List! Jaimie and Caroline had so much fun with the group. Thank you for choosing us to help you experience your adventure.

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent guide. Very informative. Appropriate difficulty for participants. Value for the price. Would choose this team for future adventures. D

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tonya T
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for that kind review. We are so happy you had a chance to experience our waterfall tour!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Our guide Mike was just fantastic! He is an experienced and knowledgeable man who also happens to love the Smokey Mountain National Park deeply. We learned so much, no question was unanswered.

Date of experience: October 2018
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VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you so much for that great review! Mike is passionate about nature in general and the Park in particular. We are so very happy he was able to take you out to show you one of his favorite hikes!

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We booked the Nature walk as it is my husband, our 4 year old daughter and myself. The walking tour was about 2.5 hours. Eric was our guide. He is awesome, he knew so much about the Smoke Mountains and Nature itself as he explained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kay T
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Eric is great with kids and he had a wonderful time with your family. We hope to see you in the future on another tour!

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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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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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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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