More road work -- relatively straightforward paving, not reconstruction -- is coming to Great Smoky Mountains National Park this summer.
Around The Parks: Fireflies In The Smokies, Family Days Along The C&O Canal, Hiking In Acadia, Visitor Center Hours At Voyageurs
Summer can't be far off, as the fireflies will be flashing soon in the Smokies, family days are scheduled at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, a hiking adventure will be offered at Acadia National Park, and visitor hours at Voyageurs National Park are shortened a bit due to sequestration.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking volunteers to assist rangers with managing traffic and providing visitor information on responsible elk viewing practices in the Cataloochee area of the park.
In its biggest political coup to date, a group fighting the backcountry fees charged at Great Smoky Mountains National Park has gotten the backing of the Tennessee State House of Representatives.