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Category: Friends of the Smokies

GSMNP high school interns learn about Park, explore NPS career opportunities

August 15, 2019

GSMNP high school interns 2019

Sixteen high school students from schools in North Carolina and Tennessee were GSMNP interns this summer. For six weeks, the interns worked with rangers, Teachers in the Parks and volunteers on projects in the park to learn more about GSMNP…

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Friends Across the Mountains Telethon, Wednesday, Aug. 14

August 8, 2019

by Julie Dodd Friends of the Smokies is hosting the Friends Across the Mountains Telethon on Wednesday, August 14, to raise funds for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The telethon will be broadcast live on WBIR Channel 10 in…

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FOTS Trails Forever crew restores Trillium Gap Trail

August 1, 2019

Trillium Gap Trail restoration crew - photo by Josh Shapiro

by Julie Dodd Work is underway on the restoration of the Trillium Gap Trail, with work being completed by the Trails Forever crew funded by Friends of the Smokies. Trillium Gap Trail is one of the most popular hikes in…

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