Category: Smokies Photos

Alum Cave Trail improvements highlight July Classic Hike of the Smokies

July 25, 2017

hikers on Alum Cave Trail

Steve Pierce was the hike leader for the July Classic Hike of the Smokies to Mt. Le Conte. Steve has hiked all 900 miles of maintained trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. by Steve Pierce Twenty-five hikers came…

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86th Anniversary of the “Goodwill Tour”

June 9, 2015

On June 9, 1929, staff from the Knoxville News Sentinel​ and the Asheville Citizen-Times​ met on top of Clingmans Dome at a wooden surveyors tower as part of a “Goodwill Tour” between the two states. Over the highest point on…

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#FindYourPark Contest Winners

May 5, 2015

For National Park Week (April 18-26), we wanted to celebrate Great Smoky Mountains National Park and this year’s theme, Find Your Park, with a few contests on our Facebook page. There were trivia contests, a photo contest, and more. Thanks to…

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