Category: Classic Hike of the Smokies

Schoolhouse Gap Trail hike provides views of wildflowers, mushrooms and Park’s boundary

August 28, 2023

FOTS hiking group at Schoolhouse Gap Trail

by Beth RansomHike Leader Fifteen hearty hikers gathered at the Schoolhouse Gap Trail parking area Tuesday morning, Aug. 8, 2023. […]

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Hike from Polls Gap to Hemphill Bald – mountain views and perfect weather

July 31, 2023

Hikers along fence on Cataloochee Ranch

by Kevin FitzGeraldHike Leader The Classic Hikes of the Smokies ventured to Hemphill Bald from Polls Gap on Tuesday, July[…]

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Chimney Tops Trail offers rhododendron in bloom, more than 650 constructed stairs and scenic views

July 19, 2023

hikers on Chimney Tops Trail

The Chimney Tops Trail provided a hiking challenge and beautiful weather for the June Classic Hike of the Smokies. Sixteen[…]

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