Sunday, May 2, 2010

Trail workdays in the Great Smoky Mountains

Danny Bernstein from the Carolina Mountain Club has organized a series of trail workdays in the Great Smoky Mountains this summer. The workdays are in conjunction with the Trails Forever program.

Danny has a list of workday dates already set and the possible location:

Saturday, May 8th: Saturday in the Smokies: Lakeshore Trail from the Tunnel Trailhead

Saturday, June 5th: National Trails Day (project under development)

Friday, June 11th: Forney Ridge Trail Workday

Saturday, June 19th: Saturday in the Smokies: Smokemont Loop Trail

Friday, July 9th: Forney Ridge Workday

Saturday, July 24th: Saturday in the Smokies: Rainbow Falls Trail

Friday, August 13th: Forney Ridge Trail Workday

Saturday, August 21st: Saturday in the Smokies: location to be determined

Friday, September 10th: Forney Ridge Workday

Saturday, September 18th: Saturday in the Smokies Workday: Pine Oak Nature Trail

Saturday, September 25th: National Public Lands Day (project under development)

Friday, October 8th: Forney Ridge Trail Workday

Saturday, October 16th: Saturday in the Smokies: Twentymile Trail

If you would like to get involved and lend a much needed hand, please contact Christine Hoyer at 828.497.1949 or email her at

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