18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Great Smoky Mountains in the Fall

Great Smoky Mountains National Park attracts many leaf-peepers during the Fall. This image showcases peak fall foliage on the Cherokee side of the park. I loved how the trees in the foreground were so vivid, while the mountains extending off into the distance were so dark.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Cherokee, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Copyright: © Nina Ritchie