Classic Hike of the Smokies
An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018
Friends of the Smokies is excited to announce the annual Classic Hike Series, offering monthly guided hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Classic Hikes of the Smokies series, starting its eighth year, offers a way to hike trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, learn about the history and ecology of the park, and to meet other hikers.
Classic Hikes are held the second Tuesday of the month, from March through December.
To learn more or register for any Classic Hike visit Hike.FriendsOfTheSmokies.org.
Individual hikes are $20 for current Friends of the Smokies members and $35 for new and renewing members.
Funds go to support the Trails Forever program that restores popular trails in the GSMNP.
August 14: Bradley Fork to Cabin Flats
9.8 miles, 800 ft ascent
Features: remote creek
September 11: Albright Grove Loop
6.5 miles, 1,400 ft ascent
Features: old growth trees
October 9: Flat Creek Trail
5.2 miles, 700 ft ascent
Features: mountain vistas & Masonic Temple
November 13: Chimney Tops
3.5 miles, 1,300 ft ascent
Features: Trails Forever rehabilitation
December 11: Kephart Prong
4 miles, 830 ft ascent
Features: CCC camp, railroad, fish hatchery