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Category: Great Smoky Mountains National Park News

Hike 100 challenge encourages you to hike 100 miles of trails in GSMNP during 2016

February 2, 2016

Superintendent Cash Hiking Cove Mountain Trail

by Julie Dodd A great way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service is by taking the “Hike 100” challenge. The Hike 100 challenge encourages you to hike 100 miles of trails inside the GSMNP boundaries during 2016 –…

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GSMNP Adds DC Fast-Charging to Green Alternatives

October 1, 2015

Superintendent Cassius Cash joined representatives from East TN Clean Fuels Coalition, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition, US Dept of Energy’s Clean Cities program, Nissan USA, and GSMA on September 30th to unveil new alternative fuel equipment for GSMNP. Along with new…

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Battling Hemlock Wooly Adelgid with Dept. Superintendent Jordan

September 19, 2015

With more than 500,000 acres and 10 million annual visitors to manage, work at Park Headquarters can certainly keep you busy, something Deputy Superintendent Clay Jordan knows all about. When he finds the time, Clay goes out in the field…

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