Get on the Trail with Friends & Missy

Monday, March 11, 2013

Join Friends of the Smokies and fitness expert Missy Kane again for another series of hikes this spring. Each Wednesday throughout the month of April, Missy and Friends will be hiking a different trail in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Ms. Kane was an Olympic runner and a Pan American Games medalist.

"Get on the Trail" is a great opportunity for people who are new to the area, or are new to hiking, as well as people who just want to know more about the Park.

The dates for this year's spring series are: April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013:

Baskins Creek Trail to Baskins Creek Falls
Easy to moderate, 4-5 miles

APRIL 10th
Abrams Falls
Easy to moderate, 5 miles

APRIL 17th
Porters Creek to Campsite 31
Moderate, 7 miles

APRIL 24th
Gabes Mountain Trail to Campsite #34
Moderate to Difficult, 10 miles

The cost is $20.00 per hike, and maps/goodies will be provided by Friends & Missy. You must register by calling 865-541-4500 (Covenant Call Center) as space is limited.

Now celebrating it's 15th year, Get on the Trail with Friends and Missy has raised more than $127,000, which has gone towards the support for the preservation and protection of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Space is limited and you must pre-register by calling 1-865-541-4500! Cost for each hike is $20.00

For more information, contact Sarah Weeks at Friends of the Smokies, 1-865-932-4794 or

Hiking in the Smokies

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