Category: Smokies Trails Forever

Holiday Happenings with Friends of the Smokies

December 7, 2012

It doesn’t feel a whole lot like a white Christmas is imminent for us here in the Great Smoky Mountains.  In fact, right now, it’s sunny and 50 degrees, with a forecast for the 70’s this weekend for the 37th…

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20 Reasons We’re Thankful for Our Friends

November 16, 2012


Whether you join at $35 to become a membership card-carrying Friend of the Smokies, or whether you purchase our specialty license plate in North Carolina or Tennessee, or whether you’ve joined us for one of our special hikes or fun…

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Hiking Chimney Tops Trail shows value of Trail Forever restoration work

November 13, 2012

by Meridith Elliott Powell Watching “Sandy” hit the northeast made me start thinking just how much we, as a society, take for granted. We walk in a room and just expect the lights to turn on, grab our cell phones…

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