Category: Volunteering

Gran Fondo Asheville raises over $53,000 for Great Smoky Mountains National Park

September 1, 2015

The 2015 Gran Fondo Asheville attracted more than 390 cyclists and raised over $53,000 for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Riders could choose from 30-, 60-, and 100-mile routes. The ride started in Downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park and…

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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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