Category: Guest Blog Post

Schoolhouse Gap Trail hike provides views of wildflowers, mushrooms and Park’s boundary

August 28, 2023

FOTS hiking group at Schoolhouse Gap Trail

by Beth RansomHike Leader Fifteen hearty hikers gathered at the Schoolhouse Gap Trail parking area Tuesday morning, Aug. 8, 2023. […]

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Hike from Polls Gap to Hemphill Bald – mountain views and perfect weather

July 31, 2023

Hikers along fence on Cataloochee Ranch

by Kevin FitzGeraldHike Leader The Classic Hikes of the Smokies ventured to Hemphill Bald from Polls Gap on Tuesday, July[…]

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Big Creek hike with Dana Soehn, new FOTS executive director

June 8, 2023

FOTS Big Creek Hikers

by Danny BernsteinHike Leader We chose Big Creek for May’s Classic Hike because the trail is wide and smooth. This[…]

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