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Pigeon Forge Hotel for Wilderness Wildlife Week

Come Join Us for the 25th Wilderness Wildlife Week™ in Pigeon Forge

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the nature and history of the Smokies firsthand while having tons of fun during the 25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week™ here in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! This year’s event takes place January 31, 2015, and Riverside Tower Hotel is the perfect place to stay for your adventure.

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The [event] programs celebrate the features, creatures and cultures of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the surrounding region. Wilderness Wildlife Week™ offers activities for all ages and brings thousands of nature lovers to Pigeon Forge each year. The International Festivals & Events Association has recognized the event for its environmental and educational efforts.

Events for Wilderness Wildlife Week™ include workshops, lectures, panel discussions, video presentations, and hikes. There is even a kids track, which features hiking for kids, storytelling, and a cartooning workshop. Attendees can attend musical performances like “Music of the Civil War Period” and “Hammered Dulcimer Adventures,” as well as environmental and heritage-based activities to learn more about the history of the Great Smoky Mountains area.

To see the full schedule of activities, events, and workshops at Wilderness Wildlife Week™, click here.

If you’re still looking for a place to stay during your visit, Riverside Tower Hotel is the perfect fit! A Pigeon Forge hotel, Riverside Tower Hotel is located about a mile away from the LeConte Center, but close to those potential group hiking spots in Gatlinburg, as well. The perfect between-workshop escape, our Riverside Tower hotel rooms provide a place to rest, recoup, and chow down before the next hike, musical performance, or bird-identification presentation. Click here for directions from our hotel to the event center.

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Wilderness Wildlife Week™ Location: All workshops, lectures, panel discussions, slide/video presentations and hike signups will take place at

LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge

2986 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN 37868



  • Information Desk: Open daily from 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Pre-registration Desk: Open daily from 7:00 am –6:00 pm
  • Vendor/Exhibit Hall: Open daily from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Activities/Events: Start each day at 8:00 am and run until around 7:30 pm