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September / “Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament”!


September is probably the busiest month for events and festivals! Townsend kicks off it's fall festival! Local area high school (nationally ranked) football teams start their schedule! There are concerts, fishing tournaments, the fall rod run, conventions, festivals, events and more!

September / “Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament”!2016-01-21T17:29:07+00:00

August’s Events / “Vietnam Veterans Parade”!


In August there are a number of live concerts, labor day sales and the annual Welcome Home to the Vietnam Veterans Parade! The Old Mill is also host to the Annual Smoky Mountain Corn Hole Tourament!

August’s Events / “Vietnam Veterans Parade”!2019-02-08T21:27:16+00:00

Events for July / 4th of July Celebrations!


July is peak season in the Smokies and there is a lot going on during this time! Starting out the month with huge Holiday celebrations and tributes including many large area fireworks displays! Wears Farm park is host to the SEAA Girls Fast Pitch World Series Softball Tourament!

Events for July / 4th of July Celebrations!2015-10-16T14:19:14+00:00

Shuckstack Tower Trail


The Shuckstack fire tower is just 1/10th of a mile from the Appalachian Trail and a 3.4 miles from the nearest road. The best way to access the tower is on the north side of Fontana Dam, which is on the N.C. side of the park.

Shuckstack Tower Trail2015-08-31T16:34:10+00:00