Friends Of The Smokies Blog

May Classic Hike of the Smokies: Ramsey Cascades & wildflowers

May 19, 2018

FOTS hikers

by Julie Dodd The Friends of the Smokies Classic Hike for May was an 8-mile roundtrip hike to Ramsey Cascades. Expert hiker and outdoor writer Danny Bernstein led the hike on May 8. Ramsey Cascades is the tallest waterfall in…

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“Everybody’s National Parks” explores the Smokies

May 9, 2018

Everybody’s National Parks is a podcast dedicated to family adventure in our national parks and a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure to speak with Danielle about her family’s recent visit to the Great Smoky Mountains. Danielle, Bryan, and…

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Volunteer with Trails Forever crew to help restore Rainbow Falls Trail

May 6, 2018

Alum Cave Trail volunteers

by Julie Dodd Being a Trails Forever volunteer is a great way to support hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and to learn about what’s involved in restoring a trail. The Trails Forever volunteer program operates on Wednesdays…

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