Fontana Dam NC

Name:   Fontana Dam, Western NC


Description:  A large dam in western NC.   The Appalachian Trail goes across the top of the dam.  Great Smoky Mountain Nat. Park is on the other side of the dam from the visitor center.  Great views on the way to the dam from Cherokee NC .  You can walk along the top of the dam, no restrictions on photos. The Dam backs up Fontana Lake which is fed by the Little Tennessee River.


GPS Address:  71 Fontana Dam Rd, Fontana Dam (off Hwy 28) 


Parking:  Large parking lots at the visitor center.


Cost:  Free


Difficulty:  Easy walking on the dam.  


Kind of photos:  Dam, Lake, Forest, Landscape, Panorama. 

Lens most used: 24mm


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