Saturday, December 28, 2013

Great Smoky Mountains National Park - 2013 Year in Review

Below is another excellent video from the Great Smoky Mountains Association. This video provides a quick overview of some of the major events that happened in the park this past year. In many respects, 2013 was a chaotic year for the Smokies. The park experienced a record amount of rain in January which caused a portion of Newfound Gap Road to slide off the mountain, an EF1 tornado in June, a much cooler than average summer, and a Government Shutdown in October:





Jeff
Hiking in the Smokies

1 comment:

Danny Bernstein said...

Great post. See my review of the 2013 outdoor year at http://www.hikertohiker.com/thishikinglife/2013/12/29/reviewing-the-outdoor-year-in-western-north-carolina