Lunch At McCloud Mountain Restaurant

I recently had the privilege of enjoying lunch at McCloud Mountain Restaurant, located atop the Cumberland Mountains at an elevation of 2700 feet. See the menu. Contact 423-562-3282 for reservations. Address: 1220 McClouds Trail – Duff, TN 37729 The food is delicious, though it’s really the view that draws patrons to visit McCloud Mountain. Here…

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Black And White Alley

Enjoy this high contrast black and white photography of an alley in a business district. This image reminds me of a scene from the 1971 movie, Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, staring Gene Wilder, when the character Charlie found the 5th and final “Golden Ticket” and was advised to return to his house immediately.…

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Museum Quality Prints And More At Pixels

Abstract art. Groovy graphics. Picturesque photography. Interesting artwork as decoration for your home. Fine Art America is the world’s largest art marketplace, and owns Pixels. It is a place where premium members such as myself display artwork through a personalized web site. Before continuing, I’d ask that you please visit my gallery at Pixels. Product…

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Rock Island State Park

Part One Rock Island State Park is a 883-acre park located on the headwaters of Center Hill Lake at the confluence of the Caney Fork, Collins and Rocky Rivers – in Tennessee. The rugged beauty of the park includes the Caney Fork Gorge below Great Falls Dam. Scenic overlooks – see header image – provide…

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Burgess Falls State Park

Located on the Falling Water River in Tennessee, Burgess Falls State Park is noted for its natural beauty and four waterfalls that cascade down from over 250 feet in elevation. A moderately strenuous 1.5-mile (round trip) trail along the edge of the gorge provides hikers with ample viewing opportunities, though, during my visit, one of…

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Laurel Falls In Tennessee

Not far from the Sugarlands Visitor Center near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, hikers can enjoy the 1.3 mile trek to Laurel Falls, one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. At 80′ tall, a railed-walkway divides the upper and lower sections of the waterfall. History The trail at Laurel Falls was completed…

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Alum Cave Bluffs In Tennessee

About The 2.3 mile trail to Alum Cave Bluffs is located in the Smoky Mountains, approx. 8 miles from the Sugarlands Visitor Center, near Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It’s the shortest and steepest of 5 different trails to Mount Le Conte. Originally mined in 1838 by the Epsom Salts Manufacturing Company for deposits of magnesium sulfate &…

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