Updated: Federal Government Urged To Close Caves Inhabited by Bats on Public Lands to Stop Spread of White-Nose Syndrome
The recent blast of frigid temperatures that descended on Great Smoky Mountains National Park makes word of closure of the Sinks Parking Area in the park largely a so-what deal. But be aware that spring visitors to the park could have some trail access difficulties.
A major winter storm has created hazardous driving conditions in the three major Appalachian parks. All of Skyline Drive and some sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway have been closed. Great Smoky's Newfound Gap Road is subject to closures at night due to ice.
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A 45-year old woman from Columbia, Maryland, died last night of injuries sustained yesterday morning while day hiking in the Greenbrier area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Decades in the Making, the Uproar Over Great Smoky Mountains National Park's North Shore Road Almost Settled
Loop Road Through Cades Cove at Great Smoky Mountains National Park Could be Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
The 11-mile-long Loop Road that winds through Cades Cove at Great Smoky Mountains National Park is scheduled to be closed Tuesday and part of Wednesday to allow for spraying operations intended to save the hemlock trees that line the route.
Federal authorities are bringing charges against a North Carolina man in connection with the shooting of one of Great Smoky Mountains National Park's bull elk, an animal that was one of the largest bulls in the herd.
There are places in Great Smoky Mountains National Park that the old timers called "hells" they were such a tangle of vegetation. Well, a young trio of hikers realized that the hard way when they wandered off a marked trail and quickly found themselves lost.
If you use the unopened portion of the Foothills Parkway at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, keep an eye out for motorized vehicles in the coming weeks.