Category: Events and Opportunities

Volunteer with Friends of the Smokies events to support GSMNP

July 7, 2017

Gran Fondo Volunteers

by Julie Dodd Volunteer to help Friends of the Smokies at two upcoming fundraising events that will support the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Volunteer at Gran Fondo Asheville – Sunday, July 23 The Gran Fondo Asheville is the Friends of…

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May Classic Hike led by former GSMNP Deputy Superintendent Kevin FitzGerald

May 19, 2017

Trail sign for Caldwell Creek Trail

by Julie Dodd The May Classic Hike of the Smokies provided hikers with the opportunity to view elk, admire giant poplars, and learn the human history of the Caldwell Fork area. The hike, on May 9, was led by Kevin…

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Smokies Centennial Hike 100 Challenge inspires & promotes service to park

March 10, 2017

by Julie Dodd More than 2,275 hikers completed the Smokies Centennial Hike 100 Challenge to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016. The hikers ranged in age from 4 to 86 and were from 24 states…

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