Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Friends of the Smokies Resumes Classic Hikes of the Smokies Series

As reported this past March, Friends of the Smokies was forced to postpone their Classic Hikes of the Smokies series due to the Covid outbreak. For those interested, the "Friends" group has recently resumed the series with a hike to Catalooche Divide last week. Fortunately there are several more hikes scheduled through the remainder of the year if anyone wishes to participate, and help support this important organization. The series provides funds that help support the restoration and rehabilitation of some of the park's most popular trails through its Trails Forever program.

Please note that pre-registration is required to participate. Here's a rundown of the remaining hikes in this year's series:

August 11 - Boogerman Loop

September 8 - A.T. to Mt. Cammerer

October 13 - Andrews Bald

November 10 - Lost Cove Loop (includes a visit to the Shuckstack Fire Tower)

December 8 - Smokemont Loop

For more information, and to register, please click here.


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