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Category: Events and Opportunities

The park needs you this Giving Tuesday

November 21, 2017

By now I’m sure you’ve heard of Giving Tuesday in the news or on social media. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it kick starts your holiday giving season with a way to give back. So after you’ve battled pre-dawn…

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FOTS hikers explore historic Lakeshore Trail area

November 9, 2017

hikers at Hall Cabin

by Julie Dodd Friends of the Smokies hikers had the opportunity to explore trails in the Fontana Lake area and learn more about history of the area at a special two-day event (Aug. 28-29), with an overnight at Fontana Village….

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GSMNP internship program changes view of NPS, career goals & lives

September 16, 2017

NC interns cleaning lake

by Parker Chatham 2017¬†Swain County High School graduate, North Carolina This year, ten North Carolina high school students were employed through the American Conservation Experience (ACE) and selected to work with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The purpose of…

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