Category: Smokies Photos

Flat Creek Trail – Classic Hike of the Smokies

November 9, 2018

FOTS Oct 2018 Classic Hike - photo by Linda Spangler

The FOTS October Classic Hike of Flat Creek Trail was led by Jack Case. A life-long resident of the Maggie Valley, Jack shares insights about the area during the hike on a day when they saw elk and mountain views….

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Bears need to eat without human interruption

November 1, 2018

bear eating white oak acorns

by Julie Dodd Fall is an important time of year for black bears in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be eating. “This is the time they fatten up and get ready for hibernating,” said Bill Stiver, GSMNP Supervisory…

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Hikers view old-growth trees on Classic Hike of the Smokies

September 28, 2018

FOTS hiking group - Sept 2018

Hike leader Steve Winchester shares the experience of the September Classic Hike of the Smokies, hiking the Maddron Bald Trail and the Albright Grove Loop on Sept. 11. Linda Spangler provides photos of the hike. by Steve Winchester We assembled…

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