Located near Beech Mountain, Banner Elk and the small town of Elk Park is the impressive Elk River Falls (formerly called Big Falls) in Pisgah National Forest. This 50-ft. North Carolina mountain waterfall cascades over a rock cliff and into a picturesque oval pool.
A picturesque array of clouds over the mountains in the winter blue sky over North Carolina
The sunset creates a striking silhouette of a picturesque tree
A picturesque scene from the island of Cozumel, Mexico