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Guided Nature Walk at SMOC Saturdays

June 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

SMOC Nature Walks Saturdays

Join us for a Free Guided Nature Walk Series at Smoky Mountain Outdoor Center!

Hosted by Smoky Mountain Outdoor Center (SMOC) and led by outdoor guide Ryan McNutt, our guided SMOC Walks offer a wonderful opportunity to explore the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, learn outdoor skills, and connect with nature. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast,
a beginner looking to learn more, or simply seeking a peaceful outdoor experience, these walks are perfect for you.

Event Details:

Dates: June 10, June 24, July 8, and July 22 (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Location: Smoky Mountain Outdoor Center (SMOC), 7138 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Townsend, TN 37882
Duration: Approximately 1 hour

What to Expect:

The Nature Walks will begin promptly at 10:00 am at SMOC. Please arrive a few minutes early to check-in and gather any necessary information.

Led by experienced outdoor guide Ryan McNutt, the group will embark on a leisurely walk along the beautiful trails on the SMOC property.

During the walk, you’ll have the opportunity to observe and learn about the diverse species of flora and fauna that call the Smoky Mountains their home.

Ryan will share his knowledge of the local ecosystem, identify various plants and wildlife, and provide insights into their natural habitats.

Feel free to ask questions and engage in conversation with Ryan as he guides you through the trails and shares his expertise.

The Nature Walk will conclude at 11:00 am, back at SMOC.


This event is free and open to all ages and skill levels. However, we encourage participants to dress comfortably and wear appropriate footwear for walking on trails.

In case of inclement weather, please check our website or social media channels for any updates or cancellations.

Join us for a memorable experience as we immerse ourselves in the wonders of the Smoky Mountain nature. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn, explore, and connect with like-minded individuals in our beautiful outdoor setting.

For more information and updates, visit our website or follow us on social media.

We look forward to seeing you at our SMOC Walks!

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June 10, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Smoky Mountain Outdoor Center
(865) 448-1232


7138 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Townsend, TN 37882 United States
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