Plan ahead for the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

For more than seven decades, the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in Great Smoky Mountains National Park has brought participants into the park to experience the wonders of spring in the Smokies and learn about the natural world from leading experts. The 73rd Annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage will be April 26–29, 2023. Photo provided by Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage.

Soon the long, sultry days of summer will be behind us, and autumn will be on the horizon. But some nature lovers in the Smokies may already be enthusiastically awaiting spring and a decades-old event that celebrates the remarkable diversity of wildflowers found in our region. For 72 years, the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage in Great […]