Tag Archives: Tennessee

$250,000 Grant For Tower Work on Clingmans Dome

https://www.flickr.com/photos/onelowsmurf/27413432090/ Friends of the Smokies has won a $250,000 grant for rehabilitation work on the Clingmans Dome tower. Clingmans competed for the grant with other national parks in a competition sponsored by American Express and the National Trust for Historic … Continue reading

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Clingmans Dome Seeks Help to Repair Foundation of Summit Tower

Clingmans Dome is seeking public help to secure a $250,000 grant to repair the summit tower to repair the foundation built in 1959. This is through the Vote Your Park program.

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Quarter Flap: North Carolina Notes That 53% of Smokies is in NC and Not Tennessee

There’s something of an interstate flap over the new quarter featuring Smoky Mountains and has the name “Tennessee” on on it. North Carolina notes that 53 percent of the park is actually in North Carolina. The quarter is part of … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Quarter

A new quarter features Great Mountains National Park.

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Clingmans Dome Road to close for season December 1

Clingmans Dome Road is to close for season on December 1.

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Hiking All 900 Miles of Trails in Smoky Mountain National Park

Here’s an article on hiking all 900 miles of Smoky Mountain National Park.

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Clingmans Dome Road to Close for Season on December 1

Clingmans Dome Road will close for the season on December 1.

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Clingmans Dome Closed (again) Sept. 13-18, 2010

Clingmans Dome Road is going to be closed (again) on Sept. 13-18 to conclude the final paving and striping on the large parking lot that serves visitors to the observation tower, and will re-grade the gravel shoulders.

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New Hiker Shuttles in Smokies

The nonprofit Cades Cove Heritage Tours has changed its name to Smoky Mountain Discovery and will begin offering hiker shuttlies.

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Fraser Firs Bouncing Back in Smokies

Fraser Firs are bouncing back from the attacks of the balsam woolly adelgid.

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