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?
The park’s high elevation heath balds are treeless expanses where dense thickets of shrubs such as mountain laurel, rhododendron, and sand myrtle grow. Known as “laurel slicks” and “hells” by early settlers, heath balds were most likely created by forest fires long ago. More...