Roaring Fork stream cascades over mossy rocks on Tennessee side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA.
This cascade on the Roaring Fork tumbles a short distance below Grotto Falls, on the Tennessee side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From its source, Roaring Fork drops 2,500 feet (760 m) over just two miles (3 km). The source of Roaring Fork is located nearly 5,000 feet (1,500 m) up along the northern slopes of Mount Le Conte, where several small springs converge. The Roaring Fork valley is underlain by Precambrian Class II sandstone of the Ocoee Supergroup, a rock formation formed from ancient ocean sediments nearly a billion years ago, as in most of the Smokies.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download