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Category: Great Smoky Mountains National Park News

FOTS Trails Forever crew completes first phase of Trillium Gap Trail restoration

November 18, 2019

Trillium Gap Trail after

by Julie Dodd The first stage of the restoration of Trillium Gap Trail, one of the most popular GSMNP trails, has wrapped up for the season with major improvements made from the trailhead to Grotto Falls. The last day of…

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Cades Cove Loop Lope raises $99,000 for GSMNP

November 7, 2019

Cades Cove Loop Lope start - photo by Horace Hamilton

by Julie Dodd More than 700 runners and walkers completed the Cades Cove Loop Lope on Nov. 3, 2019. The Loop Lope was a sold out event and raised more than $99,000 for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Participants…

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Park Hosts National Bat Week Program for Junior Rangers

October 18, 2019

From Great Smoky Mountains National Parks News Reports: Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Junior Ranger program in honor of National Bat Week on Saturday, October 19, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center…

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