Category: Volunteering

Chimney Tops Trail restoration showcases impact of Trails Forever and contributions of trail work volunteers; Phase II progress and challenges for 2013

November 26, 2013

Wood and rocks stairs, Chimney Tops Trail, Phase II. Photo by Julie Dodd

by Julie Dodd Hiking the Chimney Tops Trail certainly gives you an appreciation of the time, talent and resources involved in this major trail restoration project. The restoration work on the Chimney Tops Trail is part of the Trails Forever…

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

September 20, 2013

by Julie Dodd Now is a great time to give back to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and to be a part of contributing to the great hiking the park provides. Volunteer for a workday with the National Park…

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Volunteering with Friends of the Smokies: An AmeriCorps Service Member’s Perspective

January 18, 2013

Mountain Heritage Day 2013 volunteers

As we begin 2013 here at Friends of the Smokies our AmeriCorps Outreach Associate in the North Carolina office, Keith Hoffman, offers the following reflection on his experience with Friends of the Smokies’ volunteers and volunteerism. Keith Hoffman’s reflection on…

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