Great Smoky Mountains National Park Photo Gallery

X
The most visited park in the United States, Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers 814 square miles of ecologically and biologically diverse landscape full of outdoor activities and opportunities to explore Appalachian history and culture.  
Credit: Westock 
X
With elevations ranging from just hundreds of feet above sea level to more than 6,600 feet at the top of Clingman's Dome, the park encompasses a variety of ecological niches that help account for its rich biodiversity.  
Credit: Carl Wycoff/Flickr 
X
Rich with artificats of Southern Appalachia, including preserved log cabins, barns, and churches, Cades Cove is the most visited region in the park.  
Credit: Tabitha Kaylee Hawk/Flickr 
X
Old growth forests account for more than a third of the park's extensive forest cover.  
Credit: rjones0856/Flickr 
X
Miles upon miles of rivers and streams make fly fishing one of the most popular activities for visitors to the park.  
Credit: Tabitha Kaylee Hawk/Flickr 
X
At the park's southern entrance, the Ocanaluftee Visitor Center offers visitors a glimpse at Appalachian life through preserved structures like the Pioneer Farmstead.  
Credit: Photodisc 
X
Fall colors are one of the park's most popular attractions.  
Credit: ukanda/Flickr 
X
Four stables offer brief to daylong horseback rides for anyone looking for an equine experience of the Smokies.  
Credit: James Randklev/Photogrpaher's Choice 
X
Elk were introduced to the park in 2001 as part of an experimental program to repopulate the animals to the Appalachian region where they once thrived.  
Credit: anoldent/Flickr 
X
A misty sunrise in Cades Cove.  
Credit: Lee Coursey/Flickr 
 
  • Regional Galleries
  • Most Recent Galleries
Replay Slideshow
 
txt

advertisement


Post Your Comment

You have characters left.

advertisement