SN: 115988 - 2020 / Y1307

The natural beauty of the Smokies with interesting human history of the time before this was a National Park. One of the easiest trails in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

what is the event

Elkmont Historic Trail Walk

Year Round Walk

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Trail is an old settlers' road bed
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Walk along the beautiful Little River
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Remains of an old stream crossing
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Cascade at the turn-around point on this walk
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where is the event

Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Nantahalla Outdoor Center (NOC) or Townsend VC

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

The natural beauty of the Smokies combines with historic interest reminiscent of the old Little River Lumber Company as you walk along the cascading stream and small waterfalls of the Little River Trail past the former resort cabins at Elkmont. NOC: Sun-Thur 10 am to 6 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am to 8pm. Event shares Walk Box with Gatlinburg Trail and Tourist Walk YREs. Closed Christmas and New Years. From registration at the NOC drive 8 miles (15 minutes) to the Elkmont Campground in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Directions in Walk Box. Townsend VC: Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed major holidays. Event shares Walk Box with Townsend Walk YRE. From registration at Townsend VC, drive 17 miles to the Elkmont Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Directions in Walk Box.

conditions for the event

Distance: 7, 12k, Rating: 2C

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: NO

Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

None provided

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

NOC: 1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN. For directions see Gatlinburg Tourist Walk YRE. Townsend VC: 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN. For directions see Townsend YRE.

event sponsor

East Tennessee Wanderers

Event website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.