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‘Glamp’ the Smokies

A section of the Appalachian Trail beckons hikers. A section of the Appalachian Trail beckons hikers.

The Great Smokies Eco-Adventure, a fundraising event for Discover Life in America, will be held April 21-23 near Gatlinburg. 

Featuring “glamping,” gourmet food and drink, guided nature hikes and live music, the event will support DLIA’s mission to conduct biodiversity research in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To date, DLiA has helped add 12,083 species to the inventory of roughly 21,800 species in the park, including 1,079 that are new to science.

All-inclusive tickets are $950 apiece. Space limited. Register at

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