Category: Smokies Photos

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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August Classic Hike of the Smokies explores Bradley Fork Trail

September 5, 2018

Hiker Billie Green led the August Classic Hike of the Smokies on Bradley Fork Trail. She shares her group’s experience in this blog post. by Billie Green The August Classic Hike series was held on Tuesday, August 14, on the…

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