October 11, 2011 Photos
Many high elevation areas are approaching peak this week. Lower elevation areas still have a good deal of green foliage, but color is developing quickly even here.
Did You Know?
What lives in Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Although the question sounds simple, it is actually extremely complex. Right now scientists think that we only know about 17 percent of the plants and animals that live in the park, or about 17,000 species of a probable 100,000 different organisms.