The Mountains around Asheville

The City of Asheville

Gardens of the Richmond Hill Inn,a luxury hotel near downtown. Location: NC, Buncombe County, Asheville, Richmond Hill Neighborhood [ref. to #237.504]
The Richmond Hill Inn, viewed from its gardens in autumn. Location: NC, Buncombe County, Asheville, Richmond Hill Neighborhood [ref. to #237.504]
NC: Buncombe County, Asheville, Beaver Lake City Park, Canoes reflected in the lake surface, with dogwood and redbud in spring bloom [Ask for #254.050.]
Canoes reflected in a lake surface, with dogwood and redbud in spring bloom. Location: NC, Buncombe County, Asheville, Northern and Eastern Neighborhoods, Beaver Lake Park. [ref. to #254.050]
Painter Carol Bomer at work in her studio. Verbal permission. Location: NC, Buncombe County, Asheville Area, Southern and Western Neighborhoods, Arden. [ref. to #228.327]
Painter Carol Bomer at work in her studio. Verbal permission. Location: NC, Buncombe County, Asheville Area, Southern and Western Neighborhoods, Arden. [ref. to #228.327]

The Tallest Mountains in the East

Log farmhouse viewed over split rail fence, in snow. Location: NC, Buncombe County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Weaverville Area, Zebulon Vance Birthplace. [ref. to #237.045]
Log farmhouse viewed over split rail fence, in snow. Location: NC, Buncombe County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Weaverville Area, Zebulon Vance Birthplace. [ref. to #237.045]
View over Catawba rhododendron [rhododentron catawbiense] towards Craggy Gardens. Location: NC, Buncombe County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Craggy Gardens Area, on Craggy Mtn, Visitors Center & Overlook (MP 365). [ref. to #227.312]
View over Catawba rhododendron [rhododentron catawbiense] towards Craggy Gardens. Location: NC, Buncombe County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Craggy Gardens Area, on Craggy Mtn, Visitors Center & Overlook (MP 365). [ref. to #227.312]
View south from the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi. Location: NC, Yancey County, The Black Mountains, Mount Mitchell State Park, Mt. Mitchell, the East's Tallest Peak. [ref. to #235.250]
View south from the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi. Location: NC, Yancey County, The Black Mountains, Mount Mitchell State Park, Mt. Mitchell, the East's Tallest Peak. [ref. to #235.250]

The Pisgah Range and Great Balsam Mountain

NC: Transylvania County, Pisgah National Forest, Davidson River Area, The Cradle of Forestry In America, Restored log cabin; wagon. Near Brevard [Ask for #188.026.]
Restored log cabin; wagon. Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Brevard. Location: NC, Transylvania County, Pisgah National Forest, The Cradle of Forestry In America. [ref. to #188.026]
Local toymaker & NFS volunteer, Bob Miller, demos hand-made top to small girl, Lea Kilpatrick. Motion blurred. REL. Location: NC, Transylvania County, Pisgah National Forest, Davidson River Area, The Cradle of Forestry In America. [ref. to #212.204]
Local toymaker & NFS volunteer, Bob Miller, demos hand-made top to small girl, Lea Kilpatrick. Motion blurred. REL. Location: NC, Transylvania County, Pisgah National Forest, Davidson River Area, The Cradle of Forestry In America. [ref. to #212.204]
View west from the crest of the Great Balsam Mountains, over the Nantahala National Forest, at sunset. Location: NC, Jackson County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Cowee Mountain Overlook, MP 431. [ref. to #212.236]
View west from the crest of the Great Balsam Mountains, over the Nantahala National Forest, at sunset. Location: NC, Jackson County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Cowee Mountain Overlook, MP 431. [ref. to #212.236]
Slate Rock Creek in the Pink Beds, viewed from Yellow Gap Road, with autumn wildflowers. Location: NC, Transylvania County, Pisgah National Forest, Davidson River Area, The Pink Beds. [ref. to #187.098]
Slate Rock Creek, viewed from Yellow Gap Road, with autumn wildflowers. Location: NC, Transylvania County, Pisgah National Forest, Davidson River Area, The Pink Beds. [ref. to #187.098]

Asheville's Rugged Hinterland

Sun rise in snow and fog, along US 19; construction equipment covered in snow. Location: NC, Madison County, North of Asheville, Mars Hill. [ref. to #228.889]
Sun rise in snow and fog, along US 19; construction equipment covered in snow. Location: NC, Madison County, North of Asheville, Mars Hill. [ref. to #228.889]
Gravel lane in farmland; deadend sign, one lane bridge sign. Winter. Location: NC, Madison County, The French Broad River Valley, Marshall, Little Pine Community. [ref. to #206.072]
Gravel lane in farmland; deadend sign, one lane bridge sign. Winter. Location: NC, Madison County, The French Broad River Valley, Marshall, Little Pine Community. [ref. to #206.072]
View over the French Broad River and the Bald Mountains, from a roadside overlook on Old US 70 maintained by a local resident. Location: NC, Madison County, The Bald Mountains, Hot Springs. [ref. to #232.123]
View over the French Broad River and the Bald Mountains, from a roadside overlook on Old US 70 maintained by a local resident. Location: NC, Madison County, The Bald Mountains, Hot Springs. [ref. to #232.123]

Chimney Rock to Saluda

Chimney Rock Park. View from Skyline Trail towards Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. Location: NC, Rutherford County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Nut Gorge. [ref. to #232.392]
Chimney Rock Park. View from Skyline Trail towards Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. Location: NC, Rutherford County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Nut Gorge. [ref. to #232.392]
View of Hickory Nut Falls and Hickory Nut Gorge, from Inspiration Point on the Skyline Trail. Location: NC, Rutherford County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock Park. [ref. to #232.418]
View of Hickory Nut Falls and Hickory Nut Gorge, from Inspiration Point on the Skyline Trail. Location: NC, Rutherford County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock Park. [ref. to #232.418]
Wooden stairs spiral up the Needle's Eye. Location: NC, Rutherford County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock Park. [ref. to #232.419]
Wooden stairs spiral up the Needle's Eye. Location: NC, Rutherford County, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock Park. [ref. to #232.419]
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