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Apr 26 New ‘Hazel Creek’ book acquaints readers with this complex, controversial community Posted on Apr 26, 2017 by “Hazel Creek: The Life and Death of an Iconic Mountain Community” takes readers from first white settlers’ arrival from Cades Cove, Tenn., in the early 1830s, through its economic boom and bust years, to its complicated, controversial place in today’s Western North Carolina landscape.   Read More
Apr 25 Park Announces 2017 Synchronous Firefly Viewing Dates Posted on Apr 25, 2017 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the dates for this year's firefly viewing in Elkmont. Read More
Apr 01 GSMA/NPS/NASA to host solar eclipse ‘dress rehearsal’ today Posted on Apr 1, 2017 by To coincide with today’s re-opening to the driving public of Clingmans Dome Road and visitor center, Great Smoky Mountains Association and the National Park Service have scheduled a dress rehearsal for this summer’s total solar eclipse. Read More
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