Get on the path to adventure with 'Hiking in the Smokies 101'
Come join Friends of the Smokies in an evening filled with exploring the joys of hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Friends of the Smokies is kicking off its 2013 Classic Hikes of the Smokies series with two information sessions on hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). With Newfound Gap Road closed through a portion of the interior of GSMNP this is an opportunity to learn about alternative entrances, facilities, and hikes.
In "Hiking in the Smokies 101," Danny Bernstein, local author, guide of Friends’ monthly hikes, and hiker of all trails in the Smokies, will share her knowledge of how to prepare for hiking in the park including Smokies map reading. Gracia Slater, who has also hiked all the trails in GSMNP, remarkably without any camping, will present a ...