Tag Archives: Tennessee

Volunteers Sought for New Information Center on Clingmans Dome

Volunteers are being sought to staff the new Information Center on Clingmans Dome. The Center will be in the former Civilian Conservation Corps restroom building (which has been GREATLY renovated). The staffing is being coorindated through the Great Smoky Mountains … Continue reading

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Clingmans Dome Ties All Time Record of 72F

The Dickson Herald reports the Great Smoky Mountains National Park site and highest point in Tennessee — hit 72 degrees Friday.

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Coyote, Bear, Mountain Lion Attacks in CO, MA, TN, WA

Here’s a summary of coyote, bear and mountain lion reports in Tennessee, Washington, Colorado and Massachusetts.

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Backcountry Accidents: Cub Scouts in California, Fatal Fall on Starr Mountain, TN

Three Cub Scouts reunited after getting lost in state park Napa Valley Register – Napa,CA,USA By MARSHA DORGAN, Register Staff Writer. Three Cub Scouts were reunited with their troop after being lost for about an hour and half in Robert … Continue reading

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30 Foot 3 Ton Climbing Wall Stolen in Memphis

Police report they have recovered a 30 foot high 3-ton climbing wall that was stolen in Memphis from Outdoors Inc. but was recovered at the airport. The wall had been taken in tact and not broken apart.

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Dog Advice in the Smokies

Mount LeConte Lodge With Pigeon Forge Below Originally uploaded by americasroof. The Washington Post has this advice on dogs in the Smokies. The national park does allow dogs in campgrounds, picnic areas and along roads, including scenic overlooks — but … Continue reading

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Panoramas With Peaks Identified From NC, TN, GA Summits

Ken Gauger has released a series of very detailed images identifying the mountain peaks from Mount Mitchell, Clingmans and Brasstown Bald.

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Smokies Rangers Rescue Dog From 70 Foot Deep Sinkhole

WATE reports Smoky Mountains ranger rappelled into a 70-foot sinkhole to rescue a lost hunting dogs near Cades Cove.

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Clingmans Summit Closed Until Spring to Repair Paved Access Trail

The Mountains Press reports the Smokies have closed Clingmans trail to repave the trail.

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Fatal Heart Attack on LeConte Alum Cave Trail in Smokies

WATE reports John Bollinger, 55, had a fatal heart attack on the Alum Cave trail to LeConte in the Smokies.

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