The Wildflower Pilgrimage is much more than wildflowers!

The Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is a 68-year old annual event in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park featuring professionally-guided walks to explore the region's rich natural and cultural resources. Our programs included guided hiked on fungi, ferns, wildflowers, trees and shrubs, medicinal plants, insects (terrestrial and aquatic), salamanders and snakes, birds, mammals (bats to bears), birds, journaling, art and photography, park history, and citizen science engagement opportunities. More than 700 pilgrims from more than 30 states and several countries joined us in 2017.

Posted on April 15, 2018 06:59 PM by joeyshaw joeyshaw | 1 comment | Leave a comment

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Please help the Park gather data on its various species. Making iNaturalist observations of rare species will be hidden from the public and only viewable by Park workers. Making observations of common species, or of the same species again and again is also valuable data!

joeyshaw created this project on April 14, 2018
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