Tag: National Park Week

  1. Share Your Old Smokies Photos for National Park Week: Wayback Wednesday

    Share Your Old Smokies Photos for National Park Week: Wayback Wednesday By Valerie Polk Growing up in Townsend with parents who loved the outdoors, I have lots of childhood memories of picnicking and hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Of course, life was busy even then, and my parents were spending every moment they could building our future house. The chance to leave the work behind and escape away to Read more...
  2. National Park Week: Transformation Tuesday

    National Park Week: Transformation Tuesday By Sarah Shiver When you think about the transformations Great Smoky Mountains National Park has undergone, what comes to mind? Chances are you imagine the park’s creation—how it has changed from an area once populated by various communities to a swath of protected land that has largely been reclaimed by nature. But the park’ Read more...

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