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Gatlinburg Presents Earth Week In The Smokies

Gatlinburg Presents Earth Week In The Smokies

Every year, when the temperatures turn warm, Gatlinburg turns its attention to all things spring and green, celebrating our “Going Green” efforts in a big way during the annual Earth Week Celebration held Monday, April 23 to Saturday, April 27. Gatlinburg dedicates an entire week to environmental advocacy with events designed to share easy green […]

Get Inspired During “Hands On Gatlinburg” Weekend

Get Inspired During “Hands On Gatlinburg” Weekend

Spring into the new season by getting in touch with your creative side during “Hands On Gatlinburg” Arts & Crafts Weekend in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Arts and crafts lovers can learn from Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community artisans the techniques and traditions that permeate Appalachian craft heritage, while also discovering […]

Park Recruits Trail Volunteers

Park Recruits Trail Volunteers

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced several volunteer workdays beginning April 5 through April 28 along heavily-used trails and nature loops as the park prepares for the busy summer season. These opportunities are ideal for people interested in learning more about the park and the trails program through hands-on service alongside experienced park staff. […]

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament Kicks Off in April

Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament Kicks Off in April

This spring marks the much anticipated Annual Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament, a two-day tournament that gives anglers the chance to competitively cast their rods. Adults, children, tourists and locals alike are welcome to come and enjoy over 20 miles of well stocked trout streams prior to the event. Those that wish to participate in the […]

Park Recruits Volunteers for Oconaluftee Area

Park Recruits Volunteers for Oconaluftee Area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting volunteers to assist park visitors by roving the Oconaluftee River Trail, Mountain Farm Museum, and fields along Newfound Gap Road near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center. Volunteers are needed from mid-April through mid-November and typically work one, four-hour shift per week. Volunteers will provide information to visitors about park […]

Volunteers Needed to Staff Clingmans Dome Information Center

Volunteers Needed to Staff Clingmans Dome Information Center

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recruiting volunteers to help provide visitor information at Clingmans Dome. The information center sits at 6,300 feet in elevation providing a unique opportunity for park volunteers to assist in educating visitors about high-elevation spruce-fir forests, while also providing recreational, trip planning, and directional information. The information center, constructed by […]

Discover Life in America Will Host the 2018 GSMNP Science Colloquium

Discover Life in America Will Host the 2018 GSMNP Science Colloquium

DLIA is proud to announce the Great Smoky Mountains Science Colloquium, hosted by Discover Life in America and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This annual event highlights the research, conservation and education efforts being made to understand, manage and restore the unique biological diversity in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and beyond.  The event […]

2018-19 Hunting and Fishing Licenses Available February 18

2018-19 Hunting and Fishing Licenses Available February 18

Tennessee’s 2018-19 hunting and fishing licenses will go on sale Sunday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional offices, license agents, or on the TWRA website, www.gooutdoorstennessee.com , and at the TWRA “On the Go App.” The 2018-19 licenses are valid through February 2019. License sales provide the primary funding […]

Happy New Year from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

Happy New Year from the Gatlinburg Daily Post

It’s finally here: 2018 has arrived! New Years is almost always eagerly awaited, with people making all sorts of resolutions for the coming months. What started this “new year, new me” craze? Celebrations of the New Year can be traced back some 4,000 years to Babylonian culture. Their New Year began with the first new […]

Park Hosts Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Park Hosts Holiday Homecoming at Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Holiday Homecoming at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Park staff and volunteers will provide hands-on traditional crafts and activities from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Children and adults will have the opportunity to learn about and experience some of the traditions surrounding an […]

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