October 17, 2012 Photos
Fall colors are reaching peak in many mid and lower elevation areas now, while other areas still have a lot of green leaves. The following photographs were taken over the past few days in the park.
Did You Know?
At 480 feet, Fontana Dam, located on the southwestern boundary of the park, is the tallest concrete dam east of the Rocky Mountains. The dam impounds the Little Tennessee River forming Fontana Lake and produces hydroelectric power.