Posts Tagged ‘ Partners in Preservation ’

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Wins $250K Grant to Restore Clingmans Dome

They did it! After more than two months of voting by more than 1.1 million Americans, Friends of the Smokies announced Wednesday that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park had won a $250,000 grant as part of the Partners in Preservation: National Parks campaign. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park came out as the second-most

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GSMNP Competes for Grant to Restore Clingmans Dome Tower

Who doesn’t love Clingmans Dome? At 6,643 feet, Clingmans Dome is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s also the highest point in Tennessee, and the third highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. The famous observation tower features a paved trail up in addition to spectacular 360 degree views of

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