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05/01/2024 to 05/04/2024
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The Gatlinburg Wildflower Pilgrimage is a celebration of nature's beauty in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, held at the end of April or early May each year. This event draws nature enthusiasts, botanists, and curious explorers alike, and it boasts over 40 guided tours and educational seminars to teach you everything you need to know about the indigenous plants of the Smokies. Our complex biosphere will amaze you with the wonder of creation. 

Guided by experts, participants embark on hikes and educational excursions to discover the rich biodiversity of the wildflowers, plants, and wildlife that call the Smokies home. It's an opportunity to deepen your understanding of the natural world while reveling in the vibrant colors and fragrances of blooming flowers. Whether you're a seasoned naturalist or simply seeking to connect with the wilderness, the Wildflower Pilgrimage offers an enriching and unforgettable experience in one of America's most biodiverse regions.

Experience this delightful week and educational opportunity in Gatlinburg. Weather at this time of year is pleasant in the 60-70's and the crisp new green colors of the park will greet you with hope of Spring.