Category: Volunteering

Becoming a Working Part of Alum Cave Trail

August 18, 2015

by Peyton C. Proffitt “The morning, which is the most memorable season of the day, is the awakening hour. Then there is least somnolence in us, and for an hour, at least, some part of us awakes which slumbers all…

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Trails Forever crew making progress on Alum Cave Trail

June 30, 2015


by Julie Dodd If you’ve hiked the Alum Cave Trail in the last few weeks, you know that The Friends of the Smokies Trails Forever crew is making progress on the restoration of this popular trail. The 11-person National Park…

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Alum Cave Trail restoration underway as part of FOTS Trails Forever project

May 12, 2015

Alum Cave Trail with handrail - Photo by Julie Dodd

by Julie Dodd Restoration work has started on the Alum Cave Trail, one of the most popular trails in the Smokies. The two-year project, which began on May 4, will improve safety for hikers and reduce trial erosion. The trail…

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