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Category: Smokies Trails Forever

Porters Creek hike — wildflowers and historic sites

April 28, 2019

Messer Family cantilevered barn in GSMNP

The FOTS April Classic Hike of the Smokies was Porters Creek Trail. The hike leader was Danny Bernstein, who has hiked all the GSMNP trails, the Appalachian Trail, and South Beyond 6,000, 40 mountains over 6,000 feet in the Southern…

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Big Creek Trail tells story of logging before GSMNP created

April 22, 2019

FOTS Big Creek Trail hiking group

The FOTS March Classic Hike of the Smokies was Big Creek Trail. The trail leader was Jack Case, a life-long resident of the Maggie Valley. Jack shares insights about the area and the hike in this blog post. by Jack…

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Hiking all GSMNP trails — advice from 900-Miler Club members

March 19, 2019

GSMNP trail map

by Julie Dodd What does it take to hike all the trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and join the 900-Miler Club? JP Smith, Dave Worth and Steve Pierce know the answer. They have hiked all the trails…

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