Outdoors Briefs

On the trail

Hike the Smokies’ classics

It’s time to register for the 2022 Classic Hikes of the Smokies series, with guided excursions to some of the best trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offered on the second Tuesday of each month, March through December. 

Hikes are $20 for current Friends of the Smokies members, $35 for new and renewing members with a one-year membership included, or $160 to register for the whole series. That price does not include the overnight trip in May. 

This year’s schedule is:

  • Dec. 13, easy 3.9-mile forest walk on the Kephart Prong Trail, including a visit to an historic Civilian Conservation Corps camp and a holiday celebration. 

Register at friendsofthesmokies.org. Space limited.

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