Jail terms ranging from 15 days to 120 days were handed to four men convicted of digging ginseng in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
If you're a diehard fan of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, here's a handy list of some of the classes and workshops to be held in the park next year.
While there are still two months left to 2011, it's not too early to think about making a tax-deductible contribution to your favorite national park-related organization.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials are proposing to begin charging fees for overnight backcountry use, though in return they're promising better service in obtaining a backcountry permit and better ranger presence in the backcountry.
One facility, nearly 1 million artifacts and records, five units of the National Park System. That's a short overview of a proposed curatorial facility that would be located in Townsend, Tennessee, not far from Great Smoky Mountains National Park.