Jakes Creek Trail

One of many cascades along Jakes Creek Trail.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
April 26, 2008

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gimpilator

gimpilator - Feb 19, 2009 11:28 am - Voted 10/10

A Beautiful Shot

I love the green moss on the rocks.

MarkDidier

MarkDidier - Feb 19, 2009 4:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A Beautiful Shot

This "water fall" was right along the trail - unnamed and unmarked. I literally stumbled across it - on a hike I hadn't planned on taking.

Thanks,
Mark

BobSmith

BobSmith - Jul 4, 2009 8:48 am - Voted 10/10

Is...

that near the Elkmont Campground? If so, I think I took a video of that little falls and pool.

MarkDidier

MarkDidier - Jul 5, 2009 9:38 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Is...

I know that it is pretty close to the trailhead in Elkmont, and I was still on the gravel road portion of the trail when I took this shot.

BobSmith

BobSmith - Jul 5, 2009 10:55 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Is...

Yep. That's where I figured it was. I did take video of that pool--it was in Winter and I was thinking of what a great place it would be to take a dip in hot weather.

Noondueler

Noondueler - Sep 12, 2009 11:02 am - Voted 10/10

Yes, very nice!

Great detail and composition!

MarkDidier

MarkDidier - Sep 13, 2009 8:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Yes, very nice!

I would love to claim that I spent a lot of time lining this photo up, but I literally stumbled upon this nice little water fall...and the photo just came out incredible. It was a great day hike as well.

Thanks for stopping by!
Mark

TJ311

TJ311 - Sep 20, 2009 10:14 am - Voted 10/10

That is ...

... a postcard! Very nice shot.

MarkDidier

MarkDidier - Sep 23, 2009 6:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: That is ...

It is one of many unnamed cascades along this trail - a very nice hike by the way.

Thanks,
Mark

Kiefer

Kiefer - Jul 7, 2010 7:38 pm - Voted 10/10

Wow!

Damn, Mark! This is one beautiful shot!!
Did you happen to see any lepracans? :o)

MarkDidier

MarkDidier - Jul 9, 2010 6:27 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Kiefer,
Thanks for the kind words. Actually, if you like hiking along streams, there are miles and miles of scenes similar to this in the Smokies. This shot was taken less than 10 feet off the trail. Very easy to get to. I probably have several dozen similar shots posted on SP...check out my album Smoky Mountain Water or my TR, Road Prong Waterfalls...

Happy Trails,
Mark

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