It’s the 32nd Annual Celebration of National Tourism Week and what better time to honor and acknowledge the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Employee of the Year along with this year’s Tourist Family of the Day!
Join National Park Superintendent Cassius Cash, Park Rangers and National Park Staff along with the Smoky Mountain Development Council for this special presentation at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
The event will take place on the lawn of Great Smoky Mountains National Park Headquarters just outside Gatlinburg. Jimbo Whaley, a favorite local entertainer, will emcee the celebration. Light refreshments to follow the ceremonies.
For more information, call the Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Council at 865-850-1919.
Did you know that 2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service? You can celebrate in the Great Smoky Mountains with the Smokies Centennial Challenge: Hike 100! It’s a great outdoor opporunity for the entire family! So sign up today!
As part of the Centennial Celebration, the National Park Service encourages everyone to spend some time in YOUR National Parks this summer and SHARE your experiences at Find Your Park! Get outside and enjoy one of the most unique places on planet earth…Great Smoky Mountains National Park!