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.