Category: Volunteering

My Volunteer Experience with FOTS

June 3, 2018

Guest blog post courtesy of Mary Duggan, University of Tennessee ’18 My name is Mary Duggan and for the past five months I have been volunteering with Friends of the Smokies in the marketing department. I just graduated from the…

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Volunteer with Trails Forever crew to help restore Rainbow Falls Trail

May 6, 2018

Alum Cave Trail volunteers

by Julie Dodd Being a Trails Forever volunteer is a great way to support hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and to learn about what’s involved in restoring a trail. The Trails Forever volunteer program operates on Wednesdays…

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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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