20th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week

Pigeon Forge will host its annual Wilderness Wildlife Week at Music Road Hotel & Convention Center Jan. 9-16, 2010. The event is a series of activities to connect visitors with the great outdoors.
More than 175 seminars, lectures and workshops are schedule with both national and regional speakers and lecturers. Many local people, whose ancestors settled in area before the formation of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, will share parts of their family history of the region. Daily hikes and field trips are planned through out the week with hiker ratings ranging from easy to moderate. Also planned is a photo contest with six divisions, with cash awarded to top three winners in each division.