Guided Nature Tours

Take a guided backpacking trip or day hike and experience a side of the Smokies that the average traveler never gets to see. On these supported, safe and guided expeditions, our local experts in hiking, overnight backpacking, fishing and other outdoor adventures know all the secret spots and how to get you there and back again.

From walkover paths less traveled to guided hikes, let a real Smokies expert help you plan a memorable mountain adventure. Outfitters and eco-adventure tour specialists can all be found right in downtown Gatlinburg. Look below to find outfitters who offer nature walks, guided backpacking trips and day hikes in the Smokies. You’ll also find information on gear rentals, private shuttle services, and more. Leave your next great outdoor adventure to us!