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Category: Events and Opportunities

Hiking all GSMNP trails — advice from 900-Miler Club members

March 19, 2019

GSMNP trail map

by Julie Dodd What does it take to hike all the trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and join the 900-Miler Club? JP Smith, Dave Worth and Steve Pierce know the answer. They have hiked all the trails…

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2019 Classic Hikes of the Smokies

January 12, 2019

FOTS Oct 2018 Classic Hike - photo by Linda Spangler

by Julie Dodd Start planning now to join the 2019 Classic Hikes of the Smokies. The hikes are each Tuesday of the month, from March through December. These guided hikes explore trails all over the park and support Trails Forever,…

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GSMNP high school interns value learning about NPS careers, gaining friends, developing self-confidence

December 4, 2018

GSMNP interns lead interpretive session - NPS photo

Brette Pattillo shares the experience of the GSMNP high school summer interns. Brette says the interns were brought together by their intrigue and love of nature. They learned about NPS careers, challenged themselves, developed friendships, and became stewards of the…

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