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Category: Events and Opportunities

GSMNP interns track elk and learn about NPS careers

December 12, 2019

Adam Wampler listening for signal on telemetry equipment

GSMNP high school summer intern Adam Wampler describes his favorite day of this six-week internship — learning to locate elk in Cataloochee Valley.  Wampler was one of 16 interns who participated in the program. by Adam Wampler Tuscola High School…

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FOTS Giving Tuesday initiative – making Oliver Cabin trail accessible

December 1, 2019

John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove

by Julie Dodd #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 3, is an opportunity for you to join the global day of giving to help fund important projects in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This year’s Giving Tuesday special project is rehabilitating and…

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Cades Cove Loop Lope raises $99,000 for GSMNP

November 7, 2019

Cades Cove Loop Lope start - photo by Horace Hamilton

by Julie Dodd More than 700 runners and walkers completed the Cades Cove Loop Lope on Nov. 3, 2019. The Loop Lope was a sold out event and raised more than $99,000 for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Participants…

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