Wreckage of a single-engine plane that had been en route from from Florida to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, was found Tuesday evening deep in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Paramedics lowered to the crash site confirmed there were no survivors.
Great Smoky Mountain National Park
If you'd like to help with work to rehab to Alum Cave Trail at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, volunteers are now being recruited for that project, with work occurring on Wednesdays run from May 20 through October 28, 2015.
The Smokies’ stellar Mountain Farm Museum at the new Oconaluftee Visitor Center may just be a stroll, but combine it with one of the Smokies best kept secret easy walks, the Oconaluftee River Trail, and you have one of the park’s best combinations of scenery and interpretation.
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy To Improve Wildlife Habitat At Cataloochee Ranch On Border of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Cataloochee Ranch, an 800-acre parcel on the Great Smokies’ southeastern border, is one of the most significant private-land nature preserves that flanks the park. This weekend volunteers will come up to this Maggie Valley equestrian and hiking resort to help improve wildlife habitat in forests and lofty meadows.