Category: Hiking

2018 Classic Hikes of the Smokies

February 16, 2018

hikers at Hall Cabin

by Julie Dodd The Classic Hikes of the Smokies series, starting its eighth year, offers a way to hike trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, learn about the history and ecology of the park, and to meet other…

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5 Things to Do If Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Shut Down

January 19, 2018

Updated: Monday, January 22, 11:00am Please understand that if you visit GSMNP during a government shut down, services will be limited. We ask that you visit responsibly and use caution and common sense. In the event of an accident or…

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Hikers explore Elkmont area for December Classic Hike

January 2, 2018

Spence Cabin in Elkmont

by Julie Dodd The Classic Hikes of the Smokies wrapped up 2017 with a hike in Elkmont on Dec. 14. The hikers hiked the Little River Trail, Cucumber Gap Trail, and a section of Jakes Creek Trail. Expert hiker and…

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