Discover the early settlement area pre-dating the National Park, with a family cemetery, 19th-century barn, spring-house, cabin, amidst the enchanting woods and a flowing mountain stream
- Escape crowds on an easy guided woodland walk to discover pre-National Park settlement life
- Uncover Cherokee traditions of utilizing wild plants for sustenance and medicine
- Visit a 19th-century family cemetery and the largest remaining settler barn in the Smokies
- Learn to identify poison ivy and its antidote under expert guidance
- Guided tour
- Nut-based snacks (trailmix and crackers)
- Ponchos and walking sticks
- If you are running late, please leave a message at (865) 436-8283.
- Dogs are not allowed on this tour.
- You will be required to sign a waiver.
- All ages are welcome on this path but very young children may need to be in a carrier.
- The Smokies are a rain forest so we go rain or shine.
Partial refunds for cancellations made at least 72 hours in advance.