Park's 'Adopt-a-Cabin' recruiting volunteers
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting for volunteers to participate in the Adopt-a-Cabin (AAC) program, which will provide light maintenance on selected cabins among the park’s more than 90 historic structures. The AAC program joins a number of Volunteers in Park (VIP) programs, which utilize volunteers for such park operations as trail maintenance and campsite clean-up.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park holds one of the best collections of log buildings in the eastern U S. Houses, barns, outbuildings churches, schools and grist mills have been preserved or rehabilitated and are popular destinations for park visitors. Regular clean-up of these buildings is needed to remove trash, debris and graffiti which are often left behind by park visitors.
AAC volunteers will be assigned ...