Category: Guest Blog Post

July Classic Hike: AT and Mountains to Sea Trail

July 19, 2018

picnic at Andrews Bald - photo by Linda Spangler

Beth Ransom led the July hike. Beth joined FOTS when she began hiking GSMNP trails, after she completed the Carolina Mountain Club’s Pisgah 400 (hiking all 400 miles of trails in the Pisgah Ranger District) and South Beyond 6000 (40…

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My Volunteer Experience with FOTS

June 3, 2018

Guest blog post courtesy of Mary Duggan, University of Tennessee ’18 My name is Mary Duggan and for the past five months I have been volunteering with Friends of the Smokies in the marketing department. I just graduated from the…

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“Everybody’s National Parks” explores the Smokies

May 9, 2018

Everybody’s National Parks is a podcast dedicated to family adventure in our national parks and a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure to speak with Danielle about her family’s recent visit to the Great Smoky Mountains. Danielle, Bryan, and…

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