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Category: Smokies Trails Forever

Volunteer for Trails Forever trail crew to restore Chimney Tops Trail; last workdays Oct. 2, 9, 16

September 20, 2013

Trails Forever trail crew - Chimney Tops Trail. Photo by Jack Williams

by Julie Dodd Now is a great time to give back to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and to…

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Classic Hike of the Smokies: Danny Bernstein leads group hike from Newfound Gap to Kephart Prong Trailhead

September 11, 2013

Our Class Hike of the Smokies started just a few yards from here -- where President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1940. Photo by Julie Dodd

by Julie Dodd On a hot afternoon in July, I was part of a group of 27, following master hiker…

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Hikers celebrate Margaret Stevenson’s 101st birthday with special hike to Mt. LeConte

August 1, 2013

hikers number off during 101st birthday celebration for Margaret Stevenson

by Julie Dodd The sun shone on high spirits at the top of Mt. LeConte as 68 hikers gathered at…

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