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Afternoon Tea with LLamas

Sat, Sep 23, 2017
10:30 am
- 4:00 pm

$5.00 for ages 16 and up, free for youth. America the Beautiful and Golden Age passports are honored.

Meet these llamas, fascinating pack animals, each with their own “personality.” Guided walks follow a 2-mile paved trail along the Forest Festival and Forest Discovery Trail. Presented by Challenge Adventures.

Walks begin at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Llamas and Challenge Adventures:

Begun in 1989, Challenge Adventures creates adventures for youth and organizations focusing on the environment, youth therapy and empowerment. 

Why llamas? “Llamas are gentle animals with a strong social structure. Each llama has a unique role in the herd and the herd itself provides a vivid living metaphor that CA therapists use to teach lessons about cooperation and teamwork. The llama also provides a projective device… participants frequently project their own identity, wishes and motivations onto their llama.” On their website you can read the bios of each llama.

More info:

During this walk learn about special traits llamas have for the trail. You have the chance to take turns leading a llama.  Your lunch & snacks are carried for you while ice tea is provided. Please pack your lunch. 

Event entrance is $5.00 for ages 16 and up, free for youth. Includes entrance to the site’s trails, exhibits, gift shop, and any special tours offered that day. 


Sat, Sep 23, 2017
10:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Cradle of Forestry
11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States
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