Category: Volunteering

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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November Classic Hike includes tunnel on ‘Road to Nowhere’

December 1, 2017

Hiker on Classic Hike of the Smokies, Nov. 2017

The November Classic Hike of the Smokies was led by Gracia Slater, who lacks just three short hikes to complete her second “map” – completing all 900 miles of trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. by Gracia Slater…

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Rainbow Falls restoration work underway

August 30, 2017

Rainbow Falls rock staircase

by Julie Dodd The Trails Forever crew is hard at work restoring the Rainbow Falls Trail, one of the popular trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke even stopped by last week to…

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