Laurel Falls Trail temporarily closed 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that a geotechnical crew will implement a temporary, weekday closure of Laurel Falls Trail beginning Monday, Nov. 7 through Thursday, Nov. 17 to accommodate survey work. The trail will be closed to all use,...
Fire crews work to suppress 30-acre wildfire in western end of park 

Park plans prescribed burns in Cades Cove 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Appalachian Piedmont Coastal Fire Management Zone staff plan to burn approximately 1,200 acres of fields in Cades Cove. Weather permitting, burn operations will occur between Tuesday, Nov. 1 and Tuesday, Nov. 22.  These seasonal...
Frell Owl Award nominations being accepted

Frell Owl Award nominations being accepted

2022 marks the 35th year that the Cherokee Boys Club Board of Directors will publicly recognize a person or persons with the Frell Owl Award. The Frell Owl Award is given to those who best exemplify the character and accomplishments of the late Mr. Frell Owl, Cherokee...