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Friends Of The Smokies Blog

Cades Cove Loop Lope raises $99,000 for GSMNP

November 7, 2019

Cades Cove Loop Lope start - photo by Horace Hamilton

by Julie Dodd More than 700 runners and walkers completed the Cades Cove Loop Lope on Nov. 3, 2019. The Loop Lope was a sold out event and raised more than $99,000 for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Participants…

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Exploring life in Smokies in 1800s

October 31, 2019

GSMNP high school Tennessee interns 2019

The GSMNP high school summer interns learned about life for those who lived in the Great Smoky Mountains in the 1800s by visiting Cades Cove and the Mountain Farm Museum in Oconaluftee. Anna Wright shares some of what the interns…

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Hyatt Ridge Trail — October Classic Hike

October 23, 2019

Smokies view

Hike leader Steve Winchester shares the group’s experience of hiking the October Classic Hike of the Smokies —  a lollipop trail of Hyatt Ridge Trail to McGee Spring Campsite, then Beech Gap Trail and Straight Fork Road.  by Steve Winchester…

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