October 18 Photos
Colors are continuing to develop at mid and low elevations in the park this week. At high elevations, most areas are now past peak.
Did You Know?
Money to buy the land that became Great Smoky Mountains National Park was raised by individuals, private groups, and even school children who pledged their pennies. In addition, the Laura Spellman Rockefeller Memorial Fund donated $5 million to create the park.