Friends Of The Smokies Blog

GSMNP high school summer internship provides life changing experience

July 31, 2017

Tennessee high school summer interns 2017

by Bryce Trull Blount County High School Five Tennessee high school students participated in a four-week summer internship that focuses on educating potential future conservation leaders about the workings of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The program is through the…

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Alum Cave Trail improvements highlight July Classic Hike of the Smokies

July 25, 2017

hikers on Alum Cave Trail

Steve Pierce was the hike leader for the July Classic Hike of the Smokies to Mt. Le Conte. Steve has hiked all 900 miles of maintained trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. by Steve Pierce Twenty-five hikers came…

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Volunteer with Friends of the Smokies events to support GSMNP

July 7, 2017

Gran Fondo Volunteers

by Julie Dodd Volunteer to help Friends of the Smokies at two upcoming fundraising events that will support the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Volunteer at Gran Fondo Asheville – Sunday, July 23 The Gran Fondo Asheville is the Friends of…

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