By Jeff Hammond

Colors On The Mountain

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS REBEL T3i
State/Province/Region
NC
Country
US
Nearest Area
Pisgah National Forest
Town
Brevard, NC
Brief Directions

On US 276, north of Brevard, NC Follow signs Very easy directions from anywhere

Notes

he Pisgah National Forest covers 512,758 acres (2,075.06 km2)[3] of mountainous terrain in the southern Appalachian Mountains, including parts of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Great Balsam Mountains. Elevations reach over 6,000 feet (1,800 m) and include some of the highest mountains in the eastern United States. Mount Mitchell, in Mount Mitchell State Park, is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River and lies just outside the boundary of Pisgah National Forest. The forest also includes tracts surrounding the city of Asheville, the city of Brevard and land in the French Broad River Valley. Recreational opportunities include hiking and backpacking, among others. The land and its resources are also used for hunting, wildlife management, and timber harvesting, as well as the North Carolina Arboretum. The forest lies in parts of 12 counties in western North Carolina

Description

This shot was taken on 10/5/13 just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway in PIsgah National Forest. The fall color has definitely showed its beauty already in the higher elevations of North Carolina. Such a beautiful area on the East Coast

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Date Added
October 7, 2013
Date Taken
July 10, 2013

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