Category: Hiking

Trails Forever crew completes Rainbow Falls Trail restoration

February 19, 2019

Rainbow Falls bridge, FOTS crew - NPS photo

by Julie Dodd The Rainbow Falls Trail restoration is another success story for the Friends of the Smokies Trails Forever program. The completion of the restoration project was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in November 2018. The Trails Forever crew…

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2019 Classic Hikes of the Smokies

January 12, 2019

FOTS Oct 2018 Classic Hike - photo by Linda Spangler

by Julie Dodd Start planning now to join the 2019 Classic Hikes of the Smokies. The hikes are each Tuesday of the month, from March through December. These guided hikes explore trails all over the park and support Trails Forever,…

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Snow changes December Classic Hike destination

December 21, 2018

December Classic Hike 2018 hikers with GSMNP sign - photo by Linda Spangler

by Julie Dodd Snow closed US 441 through the Smokies, but that didn’t keep FOTS hikers from getting in a December Classic Hike. But the snow did change the hike location. Instead of hiking the Kephart Trail as scheduled, the…

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