Rich Mountain

Rich Mountain Road begins in Cades Cove.  It is a one-way, dirt road up the mountain, but the views are gorgeous; especially in the Spring.  You can see all over the Cove during the drive.  
Views of Cades Cove:

A small waterfall seen on the drive up the mountain:

Rich Mountain Road comes out just above Townsend.  Just after you get onto the paved road, you will see this chimney covered in vines: 
Rich Mountain Road isn't a very well-traveled road, but, if you're not interested in going around Loop Road, it is a nice alternative.


  1. You are making me miss Tennessee so much...I'd move back in a heartbeat!

  2. We still have snow on top of our Mountains.
    Stop in from A to Z challenge.

    Coffee is on

  3. Fun theme! And pretty mountains, even if they aren't like ours out west :D
    Rebecca at The Ninja Librarian

  4. Such great pics! I especially liked the ones of the little creek. I could almost hear it burbling through the photographs! :)

  5. Hi Mary. Just5 doing some blog hopping and checking out some other AtoZers. Beautiful photos .

  6. The road less traveled offers wonderful views! I think I would want to drive it!



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