Blue Ghost fireflies light up the forest floor each spring.
The Pink Beds is named for the profusion of pink flowers that bloom there in the spring and summer. It is a popular hiking and recreation area just east of the Cradle of Forestry
A rainbow appears in the spray when the morning light hits the falls
Crabtree Falls at Crabtree Meadows on the Blue Ridge Parkway
A full moon sets on the horizon over the blue ridge mountains of Western North Carolina
A shaft of light breaking through the clouds creates a bright rainbow in an otherwise overcast sky
Turk's Cap lillies line the ridge at Black Balsam
Each year in May and June Blue Ghost Fireflies light up the forest floor.