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Mountain Life Festival

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park puts on many special events each year.  These events allow you to explore the area and learn the history of the park. 57 more words

Things To Do In The Smokies

America's Most Visited National Park

By Linda Tancs

There are lots of reasons to visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Hikers love the 800 miles of maintained trails.  There’s also fishing, camping, picnicking and auto touring.  152 more words


Breakfast With the Critters and New Miniature Paintings

Excerpts from my “Breakfast With the Critters Diaries”

By Rachelle Siegrist

. . . I love those mornings when it’s drizzling rain during my breakfast on the back porch. 780 more words

Photo Friday: Is It Real or PhotoShop?

Have you ever seen the Pink Swallowtail butterfly?—No?

Well, I suppose that’s because there is no such thing.


This photo of a yellow Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail is my one and only experiment with Photoshop ever. 108 more words


Gran Fondo Asheville 2014

Last Sunday, September 7th was the first ever Gran Fondo Asheville and it was a huge success, raising over $30,000 for Friends of the Smokies! 460 more words

Friends Of The Smokies