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Fall foliage in the Great Smoky Mountains video
NEW Fall Foliage
Elk in the Cataloochee Valley of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Steams in the Great Smoky Mountains
Goshen Prong Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Video
Goshen Prong Trail

Wildlife in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Slide Show.

Wildlife Slideshow

Video of Fall Foliage and Autumn leaves in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Autumn Leaves in the

Fall foliage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Slide Show.
Autumn foliage
Slideshow with never
before published
images.  Includes
some "Chamber of
Commerce" quality
photos of Gatlinburg!
Wilnter Slideshow

SmokyPhotos now archives over 1000 Historic film photos + many digital images!

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When will the leaves
Change? Click here
for the answer!

Welcome to SmokyPhotos, the internet's number one source for over 1000 free photos, pictures and images of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the surrounding Southern Appalachian highlands. Among the over one thousand Smoky Mountain Photos, you'll find many Cades Cove photos, Cataloochee photos, as well as hundreds of other Smoky Mountain pictures and images. 

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New Fall Foliage Photos Cades Cove Photos
Chimneys Photos Wildlife

All of the pictures are my original work, and have been taken over a span of about 35 years or so. Enjoy a Great Smoky Mountains slideshow or spend time in the libraries!  There is also a favorites page where you can see my favorite photos, and also those selected by visitors to this site, based on the number of visits.   Please note that there is more content coming all the time!  We are adding more travel tips and Park secrets!  Please be sure to come back and visit often!  A new site is on the way, expect to see it by September 2015! ( I hope! }

Bears in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Black Bears in the Smokies!

Newest Photos

New Fast Start: Click here for a slide show that will let you manually look through some sample slides.  Click any Slide to go to the photo page that contains that slide!

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An all new SmokyPhotos is on the way by late 2011 just in time for our twelfth anniversary! More photos than ever! See a sample of what's to come in my Smoky Mountain Blog!

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SmokyPhotos now archives over 1500 film photos on this site!  I believe it to be the largest collection of Smoky Mountain film photos onthe internet.  We have recently added sponsors to help defray the cost of keeping the site online.  Please support our sponsors by visiting their sites!

To make it easier to find what you need , I have added Google Site Search.  Click here to easily search the entire site!

To get started select "Photos" on the applet bar or click here to go to Photo Central, the main library page. From there, you can select one of the photo libraries and from the libraries you can then select a photo page.  Each page holds ten thumbnails.  You can click on any thumbnail to see the full size photo.  Remember, you can always return to Photo Central by selecting "Photos" on the applet button on the left, or "Photo Central" on the navigation bar near the bottom of each page.


Why do I do it?  Call me crazy, but I just want more people to have a look at my SmokyPhotos website.  My advertisers and I pay all of the expenses.  Everything on this site is my own original work, so it was quite an undertaking.  If you can help me by adding a link from your site to SmokyPhotos or if you wish to offer any constructive criticism, please email!  Also, please help the Park by becoming a member of the Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  This organization is dedicated to the preservation of the Smokies.  Oh, and tell them that Richard at SmokyPhotos sent you!

All of the photos are available for free publication with proper credit to the artist.  You only need to follow the  simple rules listed below.  

Please note: Use of the photos on the web requires a hyperlink back to SmokyPhotos. Omitting the link is a violation of the license agreement.

On the Web:

  1. You must add the phrase "Smoky Mountains Photo Courtesy of Richard Weisser and" linked back to somewhere near the photo.
  2. You must email me with the URL where the photo is located.
  3. You must give me permission to link back to your site
  4. The maximum number of photos that you may use on one site is 24.  The total maximum you may use on Multiple sites is 50.  Use in excess of these limits requires a licensing fee.
  5. You may not use the photos on any site that contains obscene or pornographic material, or any site that links to obscene or pornographic material.
  6. SmokyPhotos reserves the right to withdraw permission at any time if an abuse is not corrected, and that determination shall be solely at the discretion of Richard Weisser and SmokyPhotos.
  7. You must place the images on your server, and not consume bandwidth from SmokyPhotos.
  8. You must delete the files if you discontinue using them.

In print: (high resolution available upon request.)

  1. You must add the phrase "Photo Courtesy of Richard Weisser and" somewhere near the photo.
  2. You must send me two samples of the printed product for my collection. (One for touching, one for my display case!)
  3. You must allow me to mention your product on this site.
  4. You must use the file only for the purpose for which you get written permission.
  5. You must delete the files when you discontinue using them.
  6. Failure to observe these rules will result in a licensing fee.

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The idea is to get as many folks as possible to look at the photos.  So sit back, enjoy, and I hope to hear from you soon!

Please come back often.  I'll have a large inventory that is not online, so I'll be adding a lot more photos, and  travel information. Tell your friends!

If you have a website and enjoy SmokyPhotos, please add a link on your site to!  

 I will strive to keep SmokyPhotos well maintained and constantly evolving, so you can be sure that you'll find fresh, original and unique content!

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New: The Elk of Cataloochee!

Black Bears in the Smokies!

Cades Cove

The John Oliver Cabin in Cades Cove!

Goshen Prong

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The Chimney Tops Trail!

The Cataloochee Valley

Wildlife Photos

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Little Cataloochee Church

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Spiritual Awakenings in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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What does free mean?  Free means that you can use the photos on the web or in print in a publication at no cost to you.  For an example click here! You need only follow a few rules.  It's that simple!

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 This site was officially launched on December 30, 1999 and the last new photos were added  March 20, 2014

If you need higher resolution photos in any file format for print publications just email!  I'll be happy to oblige in exchange for credit and a sample!  More info.

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