With everything blooming on the early side this year, we decided to hit up Andrews Bald on a morning before returning to work.  It turned out to be a good choice since the rhododendron were already on their way out.
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When we arrived at Clingmans Dome we found ourselves above the clouds.
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Despite the dry conditions of the past two weeks, the Catawba Rhododendron that were protected by the woods were in peak bloom.
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The atmospheric conditions were stellar to say the least.
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One of the golden Flame Azaleas found near the bottom edge of the bald.
11/17/2016 01:58:44 pm

Enjoyed your article, I am looking for information as to where camp 19 of nps was circa 1935-40 near clingmans dome, ravensford, etc. my father served there, just looking for a location. May not be able to reach now. I have a picture of him standing in front of the sign for the camp, a small mountain is in the background.

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