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Jun 24 Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Posted on Jun 24, 2018 by “Celebrating Cosby: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” community programs to be held every Friday starting June 22 through August 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Cosby Campground Amphitheater. Read More
Jun 24 Park to host Cherokee storytelling series in Cades Cove Posted on Jun 24, 2018 by Master Cherokee storyteller Kathi Littlejohn will present two storytelling sessions in Cades Cove in July and August. Read More
Jun 23 Asheville volunteer group repairs historic Palmer barn Posted on Jun 23, 2018 by For those of you who have visited Cataloochee recently and stood in awe of the Palmer Barn renovation work, you'll be happy to know that volunteerism and philanthropic support made it so. Read More
Mar 26 Clingmans Dome Road to opens March 31 Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced plans to open Clingmans Dome Road this weekend beginning Saturday, March 31. Read More
Nov 21 Opt Outside 2016 Posted on Nov 21, 2016 by GSMNP invites visitors to join them for guided hikes on Friday, November 25. Hikes will be offered near Smokemont Campground and Sugarlands Visitor Center providing an outstanding opportunity for people of all ages to #OptOutside and enjoy the park. Read More
Nov 18 Park Celebrates Alum Cave Trail Reopening Posted on Nov 18, 2016 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials celebrated the completion of a two-year trail rehabilitation project on Alum Cave Trail. Read More
Nov 13 October 2015 visitation is second highest ever Posted on Nov 13, 2015 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomed 1,370,640 visitors in October 2015, exceeding 2014’s mark of 1,303,640. Read More
Oct 01 GSMNP unveils new alternative fuel equipment for use by park, visitors Posted on Oct 1, 2015 by The new equipment helps the park leave a smaller carbon footprint and allows the public to join in the effort. Read More
May 04 Alum Cave Trail Restoration Begins May 4 Posted on May 4, 2015 by Read More
Apr 28 Jordan named new deputy superintendent Posted on Apr 28, 2015 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park Superintendent Cassius Cash announced that Clayton F. Jordan has been selected as the next Deputy Superintendent.  Read More
Apr 27 Park Announces Synchronous Firefly Viewing Event Dates Posted on Apr 27, 2015 by Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the dates for the firefly viewing event in Elkmont. The ticketed event will take place June 2-9.  Read More
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