Category: Hiking

Search and Rescue program benefits from FOTS support

February 26, 2024

ranger on electric bike in GSMNP

by Julie Dodd Every year, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) conducts between 100 to 150 search and rescue missions.[…]

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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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