15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Restoration by fire, Rainbow Falls Trail, Tennessee, USA
This is restoration by fire, along the Rainbow Falls Trail, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier County, Tennessee. The trail ascends Mount Le Conte, which, at 6,593 ft, it is the third-highest peak in the park. The fire damage occurred in December 2016. This photo was taken October 14, 2017.
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