During our ride down the Creeper Trail from Whitetop to Damascus, we stopped at this mountain stream for a quick break. I stitched together several photos to create this panoramic view of the stream and its flowing water. Click on the photo for a larger view of it.
During a morning walk along the James River it amazed me how much the river has changed since the spring. The water is lower and there’s a lot of aquatic vegetation that wasn’t there just a few months ago.
A patch of wild daisies attracted this small, native bee.
With the benefit of a campfire and artificial lights, campers enjoy each other’s company into the night.
Sun light begins to fall on the curled stamens of this magnolia bloom.
The late spring air turns cool after sundown. The campfire provides warmth and a place to gather and reconnect.
I’ve driven by this sign many times but never noticed the fine print. When I finally saw it I had to laugh.