I had the great pleasure to go to Roan Mountain for the blooming of the rhododendrons. Roan Mountain straddles the North Carolina and Tennessee border and has the world's largest natural garden of rhododendrons, which typically bloom during the middle of June. The Appalachian Trail runs along Roan Mountain and these photographs are along three of the balds (a mountain meadow with thick grass and very little tree coverage) Round, Jane, and Grassy balds. My favorite was Jane bald, about a mile hike from the start point in Carver's Gap.

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