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Chimneys Picnic Area in GSMNP to be closed part of Friday for tree removal

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that the Chimneys Picnic Area will be temporarily closed on Friday, July 12 until 1:00 p.m. for tree removal. The temporary closure is necessary for crews to safely remove trees along the narrow road corridor in the picnic area.

For more information about temporary road closures, please visit the park website at https://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/temproadclose.htm or follow SmokiesRoadsNPS on Twitter.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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