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Friends Of The Smokies Blog

FOTS Gatlinburg Overnight Experience: Hiking, learning more about GSMNP and meeting with Superintendent Cassius Cash

July 10, 2019

GSMNP Superintendent Cassius Cash and members of FOTS

Friends of the Smokies hosted the Gatlinburg Overnight Experience, June 25-26, including  group hikes, a tour of the Twin Creeks Science and Education Center, and a talk by Superintendent Cassius Cash on the state of the Park. The proceeds from…

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Volunteer with Trails Forever crew on Trillium Gap Trail

June 22, 2019

GSMNP Trails Forever volunteers

by Julie Dodd You can be part of restoring Trillium Gap Trail by volunteering with the Trails Forever crew. The crew is working on the trail Mondays through Thursdays from May 13 through November 15. Volunteers join the crew on…

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Cataloochee Valley Loop hike: History and special trees

June 13, 2019

View of Smokies

The FOTS May Classic Hike of the Smokies was the Cataloochee Valley Loop, including Rough Fork, Caldwell Fork Trail and Fork Ridge Trail. The hike leader was Mike Knies, who has marked over 1,200 home sites in the park, maintains…

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