The Great Smoky Mountains Association will gather for three days of hiking, special programs and camaraderie in Bryson City Sept. 14-16.
Outings will include an early morning bird walk and a fern walk, as well as talks on the Smokies’ elk herd, nature journaling, Horace Kephart’s Camp Cookery and a live birds of prey program. There will also be group hikes.
The annual weekend gathering is for members only.
www.smokiesinformation.org or 865.436.7318.