Another example of the appropriateness of the Smokey Mountains' name.
Sitting on the Dam
View from the top of Fontana Dam in North Carolina off Rt. 28....the Hellbender.
Dam at the bottom of the river that comes out of the Fontana Dam. Not sure of the name, but Tapoco lodge is across the street. This is off Route 129 (where the Dragon is).
This is the section of Fontana Lake one can see from the top of Fontana Dam.
Around 4,000 feet on Cherhola.
From Route 28 on the way to Fontana Village.
Took a 3 mile hike up the "Twenty Mile Trail" on the "Wolf" side. There were numerous tree bridges to cross along the path and river.
Some small waterfalls on the "Wolf" trail.
A Tennessee Ying Yang.
A storm moves in.
Sunset on Fontana Dam.
The top of Cascade falls. Yes, I climbed right into the middle of the falls.
From the Foothills Parkway at about 2,500 feet.