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News From The Mountains



Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

June 12, 2019

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials invite the public to attend “Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” community programs on Fridays beginning June 14 through August 2 at the Cosby Campground Amphitheater. The programs honor the rich cultural and natural…

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National Park Hosts Women’s Work Festival

June 10, 2019

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host the annual Women’s Work Festival at the Mountain Farm Museum on Saturday, June 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The festival honors the vast contributions made by the women of Southern Appalachia….

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Knoxville, Asheville Navitat Discount Days Support the Smokies

June 5, 2019

Friends of the Smokies and Navitat Canopy Adventures are partnering to show their love for Great Smoky Mountains National Park on four special days this summer. Call and mention Friends of the Smokies to book your adventure with Navitat Asheville…

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Park Tourism Generates $953 million in Visitor Spending

May 23, 2019

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 11,421,203 visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2018 spent $953 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 13,737 jobs in the local area. National park tourism is…

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