Winter's latest punch to the East caught three Appalachian Trail hikers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park unprepared and needing to be rescued by rangers.
Winter in the National Park System often brings to mind frosty snowscapes, places where you can skim on skinny skis, or clomp along in snowshoes that, though a bit cumbersome, help you go places you might not venture without them.
A Road & Track editor who tested a dirt bike by riding through Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and crossed a creek, faces three misdemeanor charges that could land him in jail, according to park officials.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have defended their decision to put down a young bull elk who took to butting a photographer sitting on the road in the Cataloochee Valley.
With November halfway gone, it should come as no surprise that winter is in the offing. And at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, officials have recognized the changing seasons by releasing their winter operating schedule.