|By The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
ZIP LINE TOUR
The 2.5-hour, self-guided course allows visitors to explore at their own pace. Six routes will be available, each consisting of 8 to 13 elements graded from easy to extreme, with heights of 40 feet. Certified guides will be present to provide instruction, encouragement and assistance.
TAKE A HIKE
Elkmont -- Transition and Change:
The Light Show in the Smokies,
The photo contest asks participants to recognize that the A.T. is not only a footpath, but is also home to a vast array of wildlife and vegetation, scenery, unique people and special Trail communities. Contestants will submit a photograph of a favorite feature along the Trail. Photos may include people, places, scenery or more.