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Miry Ridge Trail at Lynn Camp Prong Trail. Looks like Google doesn't have Lynn Camp Prong Trail mapped, but it roughly follows Lynn Camp Prong on the south bank. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee https://goo.gl/maps/3ZAafXb2eqT2 #hiking #hikingadventures #hikingtrail #hikingtrails #trail #trails #trailsign #trailsigns #smokymountains #greatsmokymountains #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #gsmnp #smokies #friendsofthesmokies #miryridgetrail #lynncampprong #lynncampprongtrail
Yet again another road closure. It seems that the roads have been closed more than they've been opened so far this year.... . . One thing is certain. The concern that the @greatsmokynps has for the safety of it's visitors can't be questioned. But leaving a few small roads open to give access to certain trailheads and offering backcountry permit refunds in road closure situations definitely needs to be addressed... The question is how do we start this conversation? . . #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #greatsmokymountains #GSMNP #tiredofroadclosures #closed #accessdenied #nationalparks #letsworktogether #hiker #backpacker #friendsofthesmokies #gsmnp900miler #fastestgsmnp900miler #fastestgsmnp900miler2 #keepourparkopen #tennessee #northcarolina #865life #tristaradventures #instagramtennessee #surftennessee
I’m digging through old photo files this evening and came across this reminder of the fact that sometimes... When it’s really cold in the Southern Appalachians.. Even the aliens come down to play. 👽
Ice Rimmed Cascades, Great Smoky Mountain National Park I took a hike in the Big Creek area yesterday. The trail was beautiful but didn't have time to stop and take too many photo's due to time constraints, we needed to be back down before dark and re-freezing snow and ice. This little beauty was at the bottom of the hill as we came off the trail. Full size image and photos available @ http://www.schwartznatureimages.com/Smoky-Mountain-Landscapes/i-B34XjHK/A #nature #landscape #winter #ice #travel #nikonnofilter #tennesseebestpics #bestnatureshot #bns_nature #eye_spy_nature #friendsofthesmokies #bns_landscape @greatsmokynps #nationalparkgeek #smokymountainmoments #instagramtennessee #fiftyshades_of_nature #865life #appalachian_explorers #bd_pro #OnlyTennISee #madeintn #backroadbum #pocket_waters #pocket_allnature #tristaradventures #raw_longexposure #nature_brilliance #addictedto_nature
The junction at Jenkins Ridge.
Looking down onto Spence Field, from Rocky Top. You can see the shelter in the woods, not far from the AT.
Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure stuff out. 💆🏻‍♂️
if you could only see, where they lead. those bridges you will build- out of the broken bits, to all things beautiful. all. things. -Tiffany Aurora-
Winter on the Pigeon River. ❄️ +⛰ =😍
Waiting for the trees to turn white and frosty ❄️ has it snowed on anyone yet? I remember as a kid the sheer joy I felt when the news lower third had my school’s name on it. Sleeping in, snow cream, and snotcicles followed along with attempting to sled no matter how little of a dusting it was. Kids can make marvels of a flurry like it’s winning the lottery. I want to have a snow-day state of mind every day ⛄️ • • • • • • #gsmnp #friendsofthesmokies #likealocal #southernroamers #livefolk #theartofslowliving #liveauthentic #kaitlintomasphotography #easttennessee #clevelandtennessee #livelocallytn #onlytennisee #instagramtennessee #tnstateparks #getoutsidetn #appalachia #visitclevelandyall #clevelandtn #tennessee_life #photobugcommunity #creativegrams #adventureswithgraciepooch #travelingdownsouth #wanderingseus #roamerrepublic
Excited this year to be joining the Friends of the Smokies hiking Advisory Group! Many great hikes planned throughout the year. If your are interested in joining me on a hike let me know. #bhgivesbig #bhplaysbig #bhworksbig #greatsmokynationalpark #hiking #realestatesales #realestatepurchases #localmarketexpertise #friendsofthesmokies
And I count myself more fortunate with each passing season to have recourse to these quiet, tree-strewn, untrimmed acres by the water. I would think it a sad commentary on the quality of American life if, with our pecuniary and natural abundance, we could not secure for our generation and those to come the existence of . . . a substantial remnant of a once great endowment of wild and scenic rivers. — (William Anderson, Congressman from Tennessee, Arguing for passage of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (1968)) #ourwild
“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” - Ram Charan. #greatsmokies #gsmnp #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #smokymountains #brysoncity #naturalnorthcarolina #ncmountains #greatsmokymountains #beautifuldestinations #visitnc #appalachian_explorers #landscape_captures #greatsmokeymountains #romanticasheville #onlyinnorthcarolina #ourstatemag #ourstate #discover_carolinas #adventureappalachia #wnc #outaboutnc #explorecarolina #allbeauty_addiction #friendsofthesmokies #ashevilletrails #globalcapture #electrifytravels #ncoutdoor_inc . ***Use the hashtag #brysoncity for a chance to be featured on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Check us out on GreatSmokies.com! 📷 @madison_hye
HeySmokies! The wheel in the sky keeps on turnin'! But I know where I'll be tomorrow - Great Smoky Mountains National Park! #smokymountains #dollywood #theisland #friendsofthesmokies #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #gatlinburg #pigeonforge #sevierville #knoxville #asheville #cherokee #brysoncity
No tracks. The mountain was all mine.
Snow ❄️ is in the forecast #Knoxville ! Our own 📷: @tylertrimnal captured #BaldRiverFalls so beautifully yesterday. One of the best images we’ve ever seen of it! 🙌 Go give Tyler some love and follow him. Make sure you’re tagging us and adding #865life . www.865life.com
easy treezy beautiful, arbol girl
Ramsey Cascades January 9, 2018
"All my friends are looking at frozen waterfalls and I’m over here waiting on spring." Us too! Are you ready for warmer weather? What's your favorite thing about Spring time in the Smokies? Photo by 📷 @eddiejohnsonphotos #smokies #gatlinburg #pigeonforge #gsmnp #getaway #staycation #hiking #visitmysmokies #hikingthesmokies #heysmokies #mypigeonforge #pigeonforgetn #postcardworthy #goodvibes #865life #visualcaptures #weekendvibes #getoutsidetn #instagramtennessee #friendsofthesmokies #roadtrip #nps101 #findyourpark
12- Month Platinum Membership to Nautical Boat Club-Concord Marina ⚓️Courtesy of Nautical Boat Club and Tim and Katie Chandler Here we go ladies and gentlemen! It’s that time of year again! Start checking your calendars and making plans for these amazing experiences!!! Keep checking back for Live Auction more previews here. You can also see more from the Live Auction and Silent Auction on the webpage www.evergreenball.com which can be accessed through the Friends of the Smokies Link in our Bio on Instagram. #EvergreenBall #EGB2018 #evergreenball #evergreenball2018 #friendsofthesmokies #FOTS #knoxrocks #knoxville #knoxvilleevents #egbliveauction
Jakes Gap, where Jakes Creek Trail, Panther Creek Trail and Miry Ridge Trail intersect. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee https://goo.gl/maps/47yJHKphh9R2 #hiking #hikingadventures #hikingtrail #hikingtrails #trail #trails #trailsign #trailsigns #smokymountains #greatsmokymountains #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #gsmnp #smokies #friendsofthesmokies #miryridgetrail #panthercreektrail #jakescreektrail
Yesterday’s bitter cold sunrise from the Foothills Parkway overlooking the city of Maryville. This is my first attempt at doing a panorama with the D850. End result....a huge and extremely detailed file. Swipe left for all three images... Nikon D850 | Sigma 100-400 C
All the sass
“I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. #greatsmokies #gsmnp #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #smokymountains #brysoncity #naturalnorthcarolina #ncmountains #greatsmokymountains #beautifuldestinations #visitnc #appalachian_explorers #landscape_captures #greatsmokeymountains #romanticasheville #onlyinnorthcarolina #ourstatemag #ourstate #discover_carolinas #adventureappalachia #mlk #outaboutnc #explorecarolina #allbeauty_addiction #friendsofthesmokies #ashevilletrails #mlkquotes #martinlutherking #ncoutdoor_inc . ***Use the hashtag #brysoncity for a chance to be featured on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Check us out on GreatSmokies.com! 📷 @stevekinnett
"If you are in #heaven , and playing #basketball , what if you have to call your own fouls?" 🏀 . #deep #theology . . . . . . . . . . . . #MarneyGirl #ChroniclesofMarnia #adventuredog #friendsofthesmokies #GreatSmokyMountains #865life
and this one's for the old souls who spend their days living in a feeling living for a feeling the world cares less and less about showing -Anthony Hymn-
Indian Flats Falls. With the upper Tremont road closed we got to add another lovely 3.5 miles to the 4 mile hike in. Round trip approximately 14 miles. #gsmnp #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #indianflatsfalls #friendsofthesmokies #optoutside #waterfalls #hike #nationalparks #winterhike #wintertherapy #tennessee #nature
Icicles hanging off the rocks on the way to middle prong trailhead. #gsmnp #greatsmokymountainsnationalpark #icicles #friendsofthesmokies #optoutside #tennessee #nature #getoutside #hike
I went up today until I could see it all.
A light snowfall along the Little River Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo taken 1/13/18. Nikon D810, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 24mm, 1.6 sec @ f/11, ISO 64, circular polarizer. #findyourpark #nps100 #friendsofthesmokies #goparks #nationalparkgeek
The eye in the sky @_froonthego Great Shot! Tag us or use the #explorecarolina !! • • Selected by moderator @tomtomoutfitters
A Foggy Morning in catalooochee . . . . . #greatsmokymountains #friendsofthesmokies
Been testing out the in camera 4K time lapse feature on the Nikon D850. So simple and easy to use as it’s all done in camera and pops out a video file with almost no effort.
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