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Under The Road

Rain and fog obscured broad views from atop the Smoky Mountains, so I decided to make frequently stops along the road, in search of less common shots. Here’s one which I found – under the road – which includes post processing adjustments. See more.

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Black And White River

From the bright sun into the cool shade, water races downstream around rocks in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, near Tremont.

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Smoky Mountains

Patches of fog cling to the forest in this Smoky Mountains landscape, as photographed from a scenic overlook. See more.

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Cliff Branch Falls

Standing only 12-feet tall, Cliff Branch Falls can be enjoyed by visitors driving through the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. But don’t blink, though, or you might miss it – the falls are located along the edge of US-441. No trail. No hiking. There is, however, a small area to park – so, bring a lunch & enjoy the great outdoors!

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Water And Moss

Water in a tributary of the Little River, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, races beyond moss-covered banks. Prints and more available in my gallery at Pixels and/or Fine Art America. Enjoy!

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Waterfall On Little River

Driving along Little River Gorge Road in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, I observed this small waterfall. If you enjoy this scenery, you can visit my shop for wall art, home decor, lifestyle, stationary, phone cases, beach, coffee mugs, face masks and apparel items.

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Running Water

What I liked about this scene was the visual continuity between a hillside cascade, rapids in the river flowing right, and a foreground reflection. Prints and more are available in my gallery – come see!

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River Rapids

Photograph of water rushing over rocks in the Little River, located near Townsend, Tennessee, in the Smoky Mountains. See more.

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Fog At Cades Cove

Enjoy photography of the Smoky Mountains with fog in the valley – at Cades Cove, in Tennessee. Prints available. Thanks for visiting!

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Morning Fog In The Valley

This photograph of morning fog in the valley was taken at Cades Cove, near Townsend, Tennessee. Prints available.

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Return To Abrams Falls

I recently had the opportunity to hike a moderately difficult trail of 5 miles out and back, to the picturesque Abrams Falls, a 20-foot tall and voluminous waterfall located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, at Cades Cove, Tennessee.

Cades Cove is a broad, verdant valley surrounded by mountains and is one of the most popular destinations in the Great Smokies.

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See earlier post: Abrams Falls at Cades Cove, TN

An 11-mile drive through Cades Cove is filled with historic sites from pioneers who settled the area, as well as stunning panoramic landscape views. Hikers should turn right at the #10 marker, following a gravel road to the trailhead for Abrams Falls. Despite the sign posted (above), there are restrooms in the parking area.

For the most part, the trail follows Abrams Creek, providing a soothing sound of running water to enjoy during ones hike. There are several changes in elevation along the way, and the trail can be quite rocky in areas – and, sometimes muddy. This is a popular trail which can become crowded, so it’s best to arrive early. And, don’t forget to bring water!

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Fog In The Valley

Layers of fog settle in the valley across a meadow, as morning sunlight warms upper ridges in the Smoky Mountains. Photographed at Cades Cove, Tennessee. See more.

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Daybreak At Cades Cove

This Smoky Mountains landscape photograph features a foggy morning at Cades Cove, near Townsend, Tennessee. See more.

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Cascading River

This photograph of cascading water features the Little River, located in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, not far from The Sinks.

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Small Waterfalls Along Little River

Following a decent rain over the previous fews days, I embarked on a short road trip from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the Smoky Mountains. Naturally, the water was high in Little River, and I enjoyed seeing several small waterfalls along the scenic drive – see more

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The Sinks On Little River

Located in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee along the Little River, a scenic waterfall known as The Sinks is an easy-access sightseeing destination for visitors of all ages. From your vehicle in the parking area, it’s only a 50-foot walk to a viewing platform! Here are some photographs I’ve made available as prints in my gallery at Pixels…

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Meigs Falls On Little River

I recently had the opportunity to visit Meigs Falls in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, near Townsend. It’s situated along the Little River, and, when the water is high during winter months, is visible only from the road. Here are a few photographs, available as prints in my gallery at Pixels:

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Mountain Stream

This stream was photographed recently while hiking on Mount LeConte along the trail to Rainbow Falls, located near Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Many different prints are available featuring this scenery – perfect for both the home and/or office!

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Scenes From The Trail

I recently took these photographs along the trail while hiking to Rainbow Falls, near Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Select a link below to see available prints, and more…

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Rainbow Falls In The Smoky Mountains

Located in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee near Gatlinburg, the trail to Rainbow Falls (80 feet) ascends the northern slopes of Mount LeConte (6,593 feet). Despite being rated as a difficult hike, the 2.75 mile trail to the falls is heavily trafficked with a constant incline over sometimes rugged terrain. With many switchbacks, it has an elevation gain of 1,653 feet and is one of six separate routes up the mountain. During warm weather, hikers should consider arriving early to secure a parking space, as the lot fills quickly.

If hiking during winter months, come prepared with proper clothing – the falls are above the frost line and temperatures can be quite cold. Here’s a photograph from my hike in March, 2019:

Above The Frost Line

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Fortunately, the weather was wonderful during my recent visit, as evident in the following scenes…

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Interested in a print for your home or office? If so, then visit my shop at Pixels to select from a variety of available print types, including: framed, canvas, art, metal, acrylic and wood. Other items, also.

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Here’s a video of Rainbow Falls