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Park Tour 2K16: Great Smoky Mts. National Park

Listen to the silence of nature and hear your inner voice.

​​I entered Great Smoky Mountains National Park, established June 15, 1934, at 10:30 pm. 843 more words

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Some Thoughts On The Latest Bear Attack In The Park...

Just three weeks after Loonie and I were up at Spence Field Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, an AT thru-hiker sleeping in his tent outside the same shelter was bit in the leg by a black bear.   2,102 more words

Straight up, no chaser

16 MAY 16
Appalachian Trail/Great Smoky Mountains Nat’l Park: Day 1
Fontana Dam- Mollies Ridge Shelter
Miles today: 11

“It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks.

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Appalachian Trail

Park Officials Euthanized The Wrong Bear Following Attack

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the few places in the southeast where diverse mountain wildlife covers the landscape. However, human interaction with that wildlife can cause some unwanted effects. 302 more words


thoughts in getting outside

Confession time: I hate the term adventuring. Just, ugh, that’s a noun – not a verb! It is only ever used to imply that time outside that is grand, unique and big is only time that counts. 418 more words


Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Our journey has finally begun! We rolled out of the driveway around 7 on Tuesday morning and made camp in Great Smoky Mountains National Park about twelve hours later. 536 more words

Wilderness Wildlife Week is coming up soon! Top 5 things you need to know!

Wilderness wildlife week is coming up Coming up May 18–22, 2016 in Pigeon Forge, Tn. This is a great event each year! They have photography exhibits, information on wildlife and hiking, how to keep, care for and enjoy the… 751 more words