October 2, 2012 Photographs
Fall colors are nearing peak at the park's highest elevations and fall wildflowers are blooming profusely. Check out a few images from the park this week.
Did You Know?
There are at least 30 different species of salamanders in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This gives the Smokies the distinction of having the most diverse salamander population anywhere in the world and has earned the park the nickname “Salamander Capital of the World.”