Here is a PDF copy of the study titled, "October Fall Foliage Season Travel Trends & 2013 October Tourism Forecast for Western North Carolina."


 Here is a copy of the press release from Western Carolina University about the Fall Foliage October Travel study.


Press release from Western Carolina University on the economic impact of federal government shutdown on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory's press release funding Great Smoky Mountains National Park, citing Dr. Steve Morse's economic impact study.



More research information coming soon!