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Prayers for Kevin Mark Lynch

As many of you may have already heard, the National Park Service — in coordination with Haywood County Search and Rescue, the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office, and several other organizations — is searching for one of our Swag guests, Kevin Mark Lynch, who was last seen around 3:20 pm on Saturday on the Cataloochee Divide … Read More

Meet The Swag Staff, Episode 17: Danny Gentry

After a long hiatus, we are pleased to announce the first episode of Season 2 for Meet The Swag Staff. On this week’s episode, we would like to introduce Danny Gentry, one of our wonderful members of the Maintenance & Grounds team at The Swag.  Danny has been a key part of The Swag family … Read More

Snow and Sun for Easter Weekend at The Swag

Holidays at The Swag are simply the best… and we kicked off The Swag’s 38th Season on Good Friday, which was also the first day of Passover. What a weekend it was. We experienced all four seasons in about 48 hours. Cool rain, sunshine, snow, and we even had a beautiful rainbow! We were blessed … Read More

Highlights from the First Annual Event Leader Weekend at The Swag

We just finished our First Event Leader Weekend at The Swag, and it was simply amazing. Dan and Deener Matthews, along with almost all of our wonderful Event Leaders, travelled to The Swag for a weekend of fun, fellowship, and discussion on the upcoming season. Many of the Event Leaders have never actually met each … Read More

Retired Park Ranger Lynda Doucette Joining Us at The Swag

We are proud to announce that Lynda Doucette is joining the wonderful group of Event Leaders this coming season. After recently retiring from a long career with the National Park Service, Esther Blakely was kind enough to make the connection for us, and we are pleased that Lynda will be sharing her immense knowledge and … Read More