Category: Events and Opportunities

May Classic Hike of the Smokies: Ramsey Cascades & wildflowers

May 19, 2018

FOTS hikers

by Julie Dodd The Friends of the Smokies Classic Hike for May was an 8-mile roundtrip hike to Ramsey Cascades. Expert hiker and outdoor writer Danny Bernstein led the hike on May 8. Ramsey Cascades is the tallest waterfall in…

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Volunteer with Trails Forever crew to help restore Rainbow Falls Trail

May 6, 2018

Alum Cave Trail volunteers

by Julie Dodd Being a Trails Forever volunteer is a great way to support hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and to learn about what’s involved in restoring a trail. The Trails Forever volunteer program operates on Wednesdays…

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Open house for new FOTS North Carolina office location

March 7, 2018

by Julie Dodd Friends of the Smokies celebrated the reopening of its North Carolina office in a new location in downtown Asheville on Feb. 28. More than 50 community members attended. GSMNP Superintendent Cassius Cash and Management Assistant and Public…

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