views from the roan

the author on the roan

the author on the roan

view of north carolina's blue ridge mountains from the roan

view of north carolina’s blue ridge mountains from the roan

the roan is thick with visitors. it is the second day of the annual rhododendron festival and thousands of people flock to this beautiful mountain with its fresh breezes and gorgeous views of 4 states.

 

purple wild columbine

purple wild columbine

the famous catawba rhododendrons drooping in the hot midday heat

the famous catawba rhododendrons drooping in the hot midday heat

little brown mushrooms

little brown mushrooms

unedited photo of a roan bald the day before; very foggy

unedited photo of a roan bald the day before; very foggy

hidden forest atop the roan

hidden forest atop the roan

mossy tree

mossy tree

rhodo close-up

rhodo close-up

rhodo bud

rhodo bud

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2 thoughts on “views from the roan

  1. The Roan Highlands area is one of the truly majestic, unique & beautiful spots in the southern Appalachians. Love this spot.

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