Shenandoah National Park extends along the Blue Ridge Mountains in the U.S. state of Virginia. The Skyline Drive runs its length, and a vast network of trails includes a section of the long-distance Appalachian Trail. Mostly forested, the park features wetlands, waterfalls and rocky peaks. Shenandoah is home to many bird species, plus deer, squirrels and the elusive black bear.
Nature framing spectacular cloud formations over the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina
Spectacular beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains is complemented by clouds, blue sky and greenery of North Carolina
The blueness of the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina is accentuated by the striking formation of the clouds.
The Blue Ridge Mountains are noted for having a bluish color when seen from a distance. Trees put the “blue” in Blue Ridge, from the isoprene released into the atmosphere, thereby contributing to the characteristic haze on the mountains and their distinctive color.
Linville Falls is a waterfall located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The falls move in several distinct steps, beginning in a twin set of upper falls, moving down a small gorge, and culminating in a high-volume 45-foot drop. It is named for the Linville River, which goes over the falls.
Low hanging clouds in the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
Being a golfer allows me to experience the marvels of nature and man-made landscaping. I will be posting images that I have captured, often with a phone camera, on golf courses to show their beauty.
Here is a golf course nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Blowing Rock, North Carolina