Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove – Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 7, 2019 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Park rangers invite the public to escape the city lights and observe the natural night sky for an evening of viewing stars with equipment and instruction provided by the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society.
Black Bear Euthanized Didn’t Kill Man. A man at the Great Smoky Mountain National Park was found mauled by a Bear. He actually died of a drug overdose. So an innocent bear was put down.