national park

Wilderness Wildlife Week: Every Spring in Pigeon Forge

Every year in May, Pigeon Forge hosts a week of programs known as Wilderness Wildlife Week. Free and open to the public, the event offers hundreds of experts presenting workshops, seminars, children’s educational and fun activities, and guided hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s a┬ácelebration of the abundant diversity of the area, its… Read more »

Synchronous Fireflies in the Smoky Mountains

UPDATE for 2019: The Lottery for a parking pass to view the Synchronous Fireflies is open April 26-29. You can register here: recreation.gov. Lottery winners will be announced May 10. The dates for the viewing are May 30 – June 5, 2019. Every spring you have a chance to see thousands of fireflies light up… Read more »