Category: Events and Opportunities

Join FOTS for special Overnight Experience, June 25-26

May 29, 2019

Laurel Falls

by Julie Dodd Join other Friends of the Smokies for a special “Overnight Experience,” which will take place on June 25-26 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. This two-day event includes guided hikes, opportunities to learn more about the Great Smoky Mountains National…

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Research assistance grants support needed GSMNP research

May 3, 2019

Alexis Case studies fungi and pine seedling

by Julie Dodd Flying squirrels, salamanders and pine seedlings in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park all have benefitted from research assistance grants. Research assistance grants are one way FOTS helps fund and promote research in the Park. Friends of…

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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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