Sarah & Jill Ben, Glen, Jeff group
Babies always get all the attention! Ben, Glen & Jeff Jill, Ben's technician, Fred, Annie
Smoke & clouds changing clouds
Smoke in distance from prescribed burns View from parking lot Sign at beginning of ramp to tower
tower view half cloud, half blue clouds
View from tower Clouds More clouds
group photo trail sign trail
Group at top of tower Appalachian Trail sign On the trail
trail Sarah Anne
Appalachian trail - not very wide! Sarah up ahead Anne
trail group at plot Ben
Overgrown trail to Ben's research plot Group at plot Ben explaining his research
Clouds another view in a cloud
View from plot Another view Group in the cloud
on the trail flowers Annie on the trail
Headed back to parking lot White flowers Annie
steps Annie trail
Steps on the trail Annie enjoying the view Trail
blue asters Annie Anne
Asters Annie on the trail Anne
flowers view view
Purple flowers (don't know what they are yet) Views from Clingman's Dome parking lot ~ 4:30 PM
Overlook on Blue Ridge Parkway Thomas Divide Overlook ~ 5:40 PM
sign Big Witch morning Big Witch afternoon
Big Witch Overlook Big Witch Overlook ~ 11:00 AM Big Witch Overlook ~ 5:45 PM
Bunches Bald sign Bunches Bald morning Bunches Bald evening
Bunches Bald Overlook ~ No larger image Bunches Bald Overlook ~ 11:10 AM Bunches Bald Overlook ~ 5:50 PM
Plott Balsam Plott sign Plott Balsam view
Plott Balsam Overlook ~ No larger image Henry Plott & The Plott Bear Hounds Plott Balsam Overlook ~ 5:55 PM
Thunder Struck sign Thunder Struck view
Thunder Struck Ridge ~ No larger image Thunder Struck Overlook ~ 6:00 PM
Wooly Back Overlook ~ No larger image Wooly Back Overlook ~ 6:10 PM
Fork Ridge sign Fork Ridge view Fork Ridge view
Fork Ridge Overlook Sign ~ No larger image Fork Ridge Overlook ~ 6:20 PM
Roy Taylor Forest overlook 6053' elevation sign
Roy Taylor Forest Sign ~ No larger image Roy Taylor Forest View ~ 6:48 PM BRP Highest Elevation Sign
Richland Balsam Sign ~ No larger image Richland Balsam View ~ 7:10 PM Tall trees at Richand Balsam Overlook
Fetterbush sign Fetterbush view Fetterbush sunset
Fetterbush Sign ~ No larger image Fetterbush view ~ 7:15 PM
Looking Glass sign Looking Glass sunset
Looking Glass Sign ~ No larger image Above and below: Looking Glass Sunset ~ 7:20 PM
pink clouds pink looking

More Information

Clingman's Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park ~ National Park Service
Oconoluftee Visitor Center ~ National Park Service
Appalachian Trail ~ National Park Service
Blue Ridge Parkway ~ National Park Service
Blue Ridge Parkway Weather
Looking Glass Rock ~ Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

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Photos in header: Niagara Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagara Falls by Herman Stubblefield.

Photos by Anne S. Napier & Companions
Updated October 16, 2015