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Description:

Icewater Spring shelter in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, crowded with sleeping bags and other hiker gear. Shelters, especially those in high traffic areas like the Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah National Park, and any location close to a road, often see substantial use by short and long distance hikers.

Collection:

Trail Shelters


Date:

05/22/2012

Creator:

Buzz Trexler

Subject

Trail Shelters

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Color photograph

Source:

Knoxville News Sentinel: http://archive.knoxnews.com/news/a-walk-in-the-smokies-hikers-fight-crowds-weather-on-appalachian-trail-to-see-what-writer-missed-ep--356995561.html/

Rights

Copyright knoxnews.com.

Citation

Buzz Trexler, “Crowded Trail Shelter,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed February 22, 2018, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/195.

Geolocation

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