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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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 31 October 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 2 November 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 31 October 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
Thank GinnyH120
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 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 30 October 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
Thank Trail826145
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 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 26 October 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 27 October 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 25 October 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 2 November 2018

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

Reviewed 24 October 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
Thank Jarsgal
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 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 23 October 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 2 November 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!

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This was a fabulous hike, and my guide was so knowledgeable and informative. The trail was filled with awesome natural wonders and new experiences. It was well worth the cost, and I highly recommend A Walk in the Woods!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheryl M
VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thank you for your great review. You were the highlight of Sam's day. She really enjoyed taking you out in the woods.

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Our guide, Eric, was great. He took time to explain so many things, plant life, animal life, effects of weather, trails, natural history, park history, effects of human activity, etc. Highly recommend, wonderful time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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VesnaGatlinburg, Owner at A Walk in the Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

So glad you enjoyed your tour with Erik Soltan. He is passionate about these mountains and loves to show folks their hidden treasures!

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Suzanne905
17 October 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
11 August 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
26 June 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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