Flowing Water in the Smokies


(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Both Betsy and I have mentioned the extreme drought we had in this part of Tennessee during the latter part of 2016.  We haven’t completely recovered in spite of rains over the past few weeks, but the situation has certainly improved.

We weren’t sure what to expect when we visited the Smokies in mid-January of this year.  But we were happy to see water flowing in Middle Prong Little River in the Tremont area of the park, as can be seen in the photo above.  That’s Lower Spruce Flat Falls in the background.

We could even enjoy flowing water from the balcony of our room at Rocky Waters Inn in Gatlinburg.

The next day we went to the Greenbrier section of the park and hiked along Middle Prong Little Pigeon River.  It, too, was beautiful.


Although we very much enjoy hiking, sometimes we just have to sit and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us.

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9 Responses to “Flowing Water in the Smokies”

  1. Jeevan Says:

    Lovely captures on the running water and good to see the rivers picked up quickly from the little showers.

    Glad you both enjoyed 🙂

  2. Larry Says:

    You do such a great job with water shots George – and everything else too

  3. Betsy Adams Says:

    Love love love both the Tremont and the Greenbriar areas of the Smokies… It’s SO fantastic to be in those mountains with the man I love and adore.


  4. dayphoto Says:

    I love seeing your smiling faces! And your photography is always outstanding!


  5. rhiebert Says:

    Beautiful photos George.I think the best one has two smiling folks in it.

  6. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    Just wonderful photos. I love flowing water photos and you always get great ones. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Linda, Shenandoah Valley Says:

    Lovely pictures of the stream, George! Oh, and happy Valentine’s Day to you lovebirds!

  8. Sartenada Says:

    Lovely! Smiling faces tell about happiness.

  9. small kucing Says:

    Love looking at the both of you. So loving 🙂

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