Wilderness Wildlife Week 2021

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the world’s most beautiful places to take in everything the great outdoors has to offer. During the annual Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge, you’ll have a chance to learn about the fauna, flora and folks who call this rustic region home. For 2021, Wilderness Wildlife Week is going virtual. All events, speakers, panels and more will be online.

Virtual Wilderness Wildlife Week

February 2-4, 2021

This year’s Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week is going virtual. From February 2-4, 2021, enjoy free, family-friendly online activities and events designed to educate budding and experienced outdoors people and instill a love of nature in all those who attend. Each 45 minute program will end with a Q&A session.

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A Smoky Mountain Experience

Wilderness Wildlife Week is one of Pigeon Forge’s most-revered annual events. Not only do the mid-winter festivities relieve cabin fever, but it provides an excellent opportunity for education. Even though this year’s events are online only, we recommend booking a stay in Pigoen Forge and using what you learn to explore the Smokies and learn about the area.

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Wilderness Wildlife Week is an interesting introduction to the national park’s natural and human history. During the course of the week, participants can attend a wide variety special sessions, seminars and workshops to learn more about the wilderness and wildlife in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Nature lovers can hear lectures on topics ranging from Smoky Mountain history and fly-fishing to plant and animal habitation. Music lovers will enjoy tunes performed by authentic Smoky Mountain musicians at AppalachiaFest. There will be many special events for children and families alike, with hikes through the Smokies ranging from peaceful strolls to demanding, multi-mile voyages; storytelling, fishing, music, photography and more.

Wilderness Wildlife Week is a fun series of educational events for the entire family. Make plans to attend online in 2021 to learn more about the Great Smoky Mountains and the area’s rich history!

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