Category: Smokies Photos

Trails Forever restores Rainbow Falls Trail

December 14, 2017

Rainbow Falls Trail before & after

by Josh Shapiro Trails Forever Crew Supervisor 2017 was a productive year on Rainbow Falls Trail. The NPS Trails Forever Crew consisted of nine members and worked alongside a 12 person ACE Crew along with Wednesday volunteer crews.  In all,…

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October Classic Hike features Fall colors

October 24, 2017

FOTS Purchase Knob hikers

Beth Ransom led the October hike. Beth joined FOTS four years ago when she began hiking GSMNP trails, after she completed the Carolina Mountain Club’s Pisgah 400 (hiking all 400 miles of trails in the Pisgah Ranger District) and South…

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GSMNP high school summer internship provides life changing experience

July 31, 2017

Tennessee high school summer interns 2017

by Bryce Trull Blount County High School Five Tennessee high school students participated in a four-week summer internship that focuses on educating potential future conservation leaders about the workings of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The program is through the…

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