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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Great Smoky Mountain National Park, TN
Event Name: Elkmont Historic Trail Walk
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106183 2017/Y1307
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6/12 km - 2C
Description: While some areas had wind damage, the trail is open with no fire damage. NOC: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 7 PM, Sun 10 AM to 6 PM. Closed Christmas and New Years. Event shares Walk Box with Gatlinburg Trail and Tourist Walks. 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. From registration at Townsend VC, drive 17 miles to the Elkmont Campground in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Directions in Walk Box. Walk along the Little River Trail through the historic cabins at Elkmont. From the days of the Little River Lumber Company to old vacation homes with the natural surroundings of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: National Parks Centennial Challenge, Points of Reference, Trekking With the Trees
Start Times:
Location: Nantahalla Outdoor Center (NOC) or Townsend VC
Start Point / Driving Directions: NOC: 1138 Parkway 37738 866-349-5365 From I-40, take Foothills parkway (Exit 443) to US 321. Left on 321 and follow it to intersections with US 441 in Gatlinburg. Left on 441 (Parkway) and follow it to Light #10. NOC is on your immediate left. From Knoxville take I-40 East to Exit 407. Take TN 66 to Sevierville (8 miles), then south on US 441 Parkway to NOC at Light #10 Townsend VC: 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN For directions, see Townsend YRE.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This walk will be CLOSED weekdays ONLY from March 6th to May 26th.
Host Club: East Tennessee Wanderers
Contact: Linda Nelson (865) 617-9945
Website: www.easttennesseewanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: linda37745@gmail.com