Tag: waterfalls

Trails Forever crew completes Rainbow Falls Trail restoration

February 19, 2019

Rainbow Falls bridge, FOTS crew - NPS photo

by Julie Dodd The Rainbow Falls Trail restoration is another success story for the Friends of the Smokies Trails Forever[…]

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Flat Creek Trail – Classic Hike of the Smokies

November 9, 2018

FOTS Oct 2018 Classic Hike - photo by Linda Spangler

The FOTS October Classic Hike of Flat Creek Trail was led by Jack Case. A life-long resident of the Maggie[…]

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Classic Hike of Deep Creek waterfall loop

March 25, 2018

The March Classic Hike of the Smokies of the Deep Creek waterfall loop was led by Gracia Slater, who lacks[…]

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2018 Classic Hikes of the Smokies

February 16, 2018

hikers at Hall Cabin

by Julie Dodd The Classic Hikes of the Smokies series, starting its eighth year, offers a way to hike trails[…]

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Classic Hikes of the Smokies December hike: Deep Creek loop trail

January 4, 2016

Classic Hike - Deep Creek group

The Classic Hikes of the Smokies series for 2015 ended the year with a hike of the Deep Creek loop[…]

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5 Summer Hikes You’ll Love

July 8, 2015

View of Chimney Tops

By Holly Scott Jones, Marketing Director Summer is the perfect time to take a hike! From beginners to expert backpackers,[…]

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Making It Clear: Understanding Water Quality Research

January 6, 2015

Friends of the Smokies has already contributed more than $600,000 to support water quality monitoring in Great Smoky Mountains National[…]

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Grotto Falls provides refreshing destination for day hike in Smokies

August 6, 2014

Grotto Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

by Julie Dodd The hike to Grotto Falls is a scenic and moderately challenging hike – and a particularly good[…]

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Laurel Falls Trail provides great view and do-able hike

August 23, 2013

Laurel Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

by Julie Dodd Nature’s air conditioning. That’s what you experience by standing by Laurel Falls. The July day when I[…]

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