Every Wednesday between tomorrow and August 11, the Great Smoky Mountains sponsors a weekly program called Safe Hiking in the Smokies.
The program is held at the Newfound Gap Overlook from 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM.
Visitors to the park can learn about hiking safety practices, including changing weather conditions in the Smokies, appropriate dress, and what should be in your backpack. The program is accessible to persons using wheelchairs.
For more information, please contact the park.
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