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26

Cover Stories

36 West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
Ed Rehbein has been loving on West Virginia in words
and pictures for many years.

26 Happy 100th to Our National Parks

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The Southern Appalachians are dotted with NPS
properties. Here's a look at some of their celebrations.
by Su Clauson-Wicker

More Features
40 Blooms 'n'
Bugs and How To
Photograph Them

Photographer Bob Grytten
gets up close and personal
with some pretty blossoms
and hymenoptera.

42 The Southern
Mountain Bucket List

Throughout the seven states,
there's so much to do and
see. by Joe Tennis

54 The Great Tastes
of East Tennessee
Our dining writers take a
foray into their home

territory, and find many
culinary delights. by Fred &
Jill Sauceman

59 Home, Sweet
Mountain Home

Pat and Mikey O'Neal left
Florida behind to build a
new life in Beech Mountain,
North Carolina. by Marla
Hardee Milling
ON THE COVER
Bill Lea photographed Roaring Fork in Great Smoky
Mountains National Park for our National Park Service
100th anniversary cover. Lea: "Roaring Fork epitomizes
the beauty of Great Smoky. Crystal clear water easing
the intimate beauty of this most -visited national park."

Greeneville, TN ..... 47

Asheville, NC ........ 23

Greenville, SC ....... 46

Banner Elk, NC .......51

Knoxville, TN ...44, 46

Blue Ridge, GA ...... 46

Lewisburg, WV ..... 46

Boone, NC ............ 46

Luray, VA............. 46

Bristol, TN/VA ....... 46

Mount Airy, NC ..... 48

Chattanooga, TN .. 45

Schuyler, VA ......... 48

Corbin, KY ............ 43

Sweetwater, TN .....53

Franklin, NC.......... 42

Toccoa, GA .......... 46

Gatlinburg, TN ..... 47

7. Letters/Worth a Click
8. From the Editor
9. Contributors' Notes
10. Mill Creek Stories
12. Mountain Report
14. Great Buys
15. Creature Feature
16. The Hike
18. Festivals & Events
23. Country Roads
63. Mountain Garden
66. Guest Column

amongst vivid-green, moss-covered rocks showcases

Selected placeS viSited in thiS iSSue (page number)
PLEASE SEE MAP ON PAGE 30 FOR LOCATIONS OF
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PROPERTIES IN THIS ISSUE.
Abingdon, VA ....... 47

Departments

Luray
N

Bristol

Lewisburg

Schuyler
Abingdon

Corbin
Greeneville

Mount Airy

Knoxville

Boone

Gatlinburg

Banner Elk
Asheville
Franklin

Sweetwater
Chattanooga

Greenville

Blue Ridge
Toccoa



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016

Happy 100th to Our National Parks
West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
Blooms ‘n’ Bugs and How To Photograph Them
The Southern Mountain Bucket List
The Great Tastes of East Tennessee
Home, Sweet Mountain Home
Letters/Worth a Click
From the Editor
Contributors’ Notes
Mill Creek Stories
Mountain Report
Great Buys
Creature Feature
The Hike
Festivals & Events
Country Roads
Mountain Garden
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 6
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Letters/Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Contributors’ Notes
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Great Buys
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Hike
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 22
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 24
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Happy 100th to Our National Parks
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 28
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 30
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - West Virginia Waterfalls: The Photo Essay
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Blooms ‘n’ Bugs and How To Photograph Them
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Southern Mountain Bucket List
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - The Great Tastes of East Tennessee
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Home, Sweet Mountain Home
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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 62
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Mountain Garden
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 64
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2016 - Guest Column
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