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Cades Cove Pictures

Cades Cove, located in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is one of the most beautiful places you can imagine. More than 2 million people visit the Cove every year to enjoy its incredibly awesome scenery. And of course people love to take pictures of Cades Cove by the thousands. If you’re visiting this page you’ve probably visited the Cove and taken some yourself. If you haven’t ever seen Cades Cove or would like to see more of it from the eye of the photographer, I’m posting the most recent photos from Flickr.com below. Keep checking back because the pics will update automatically as more are added.

If you visit Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Townsend Tennessee on your next vacation and don’t get to Cades Cove, you’ve missed what the Smoky Mountains are all about. See what I mean below.

  • Carter Shields Cabin in Cades Cove, Tennessee, USA -

    Olin Gilbert posted a photo:

    Carter Shields Cabin in Cades Cove, Tennessee, USA

    The Carter Shields Cabin is the last historical structure you can visit on the eleven-mile, one-way scenic loop through Cades Cove. This small cabin was the home of George Washington “Carter” Shields from 1910 to 1921, but was likely built much earlier around 1880 by William Sparks. Carter Shields, a veteran of the Civil War, was crippled in 1862 at the Battle of Shiloh and retired here.

    This simple, one-bedroom cabin is the only building remaining on the property. The rustic structure sits in a beautiful clearing and has a covered porch and a small loft.

    If you are a photographer, this is a must-visit during the springtime. The combination of the dogwood trees in full bloom, split rail fence, frequent wildlife, and the rustic Carter Shields cabin produces an idyllic photo in a perfect setting.

  • "Charlotte" a black bear sow in Cades Cove, Tennessee. | Judy Royal Glenn Photography -

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    "Charlotte" a black bear sow in Cades Cove, Tennessee. | Judy Royal Glenn Photography

    “Charlotte”

    Charlotte is the prettiest black bear in Cades Cove. She is a sweet mama bear.

    The cinnamon coloring on her face, ears, and back make it easy to identify her. She also has tags in her ears.

    I have been fortunate to see several generations of her cubs.

    Isn’t she beautiful?

    Location: Cades Cove, Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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  • Horse herd at Cades Cove, Smoky Mountains NP -

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    Horse herd at Cades Cove, Smoky Mountains NP

  • Just A Simple Picture -

    Olin Gilbert posted a photo:

    Just A Simple Picture

    But, sometimes simple can be a good thing.

    Cades Cove, Tennessee, United States.

  • Tipton Place -

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    Tipton Place

    Cades Cove, Tennessee, United States

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    Miss Lucy and Miss Lizzie, were schoolmarms in Cades Cove in the second half of the 1800s. They were daughters of Colonel Hamp Tipton, a veteran of the revolutionary war, who shortly after the Civil War, built this two story home. The Smoky Mountain homestead he built, eventually included a smokehouse, a woodshed, corn crib, blacksmith shop, cantilever barn, and an apiary for bees. Tipton sold land to and hence was surrounded by many of his family and friends. A few of those include Joshua Job, Jacob and Isaac Tipton, Thomas Jones.

    In 1878, their house was rented to James McCaulley, who was trying to settle in the cove. McCaulley was a welcome newcommer to Cades Cove as he was a blacksmith. In time, McCaulley built his own home along with top quality blacksmith and carpentry shops. McCaulley was a trusted blacksmith, carpenter and coffin maker, working in Cades Cove for a quarter of a century.

    Across the road from the Tipton house is a Cantilever barn, once a common site in the Smokies. It is a replica of the barn which was there in the 1800’s.

  • "Free" A pinto horse runs through the fields at Cades Cove, Tennessee. | Judy Royal Glenn Photography -

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    "Free" A pinto horse runs through the fields at Cades Cove, Tennessee. | Judy Royal Glenn Photography

    “Free”

    I love to watch the horses in the pastures of Cades Cove. My favorite time to photograph them is when they are set free in the pasture after their long day of riding on the trails.

    The mane of this beautiful pinto horse is half black and half white—it flows in the wind as he charges through the field.

    Location: Cades Cove, Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    To purchase wildlife and nature fine art prints, please visit my website:
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  • Country Road -

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    Country Road

  • Black Bear Snack Time-Cades Cove, TN -

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    Black Bear Snack Time-Cades Cove, TN

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  • Determined Little Bear-Cades Cove, TN -

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    Determined Little Bear-Cades Cove, TN

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  • Curious Black Bear Cub - Cades Cove, TN -

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    Curious Black Bear Cub - Cades Cove, TN

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  • Picture of Innocence-Cades Cove, TN -

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    Picture of Innocence-Cades Cove, TN

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  • Bear Cub in Cades Cove - Smoky Mountain National Park -

    jodell628 posted a photo:

    Bear Cub in Cades Cove - Smoky Mountain National Park

    Finally a Cades Cove Visit with some Bear cubs:) - could have really used a 70-200 here. But then I would not have seen them lol.

  • Smokies Sunrise -

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    Smokies Sunrise

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  • Black Bears -

    Leaves Peeper posted a photo:

    Black Bears

    An adult black bear with three cubs.

  • Misionary Baptist Church--Warren Bielenberg, February 2019 -

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    Misionary Baptist Church--Warren Bielenberg, February 2019

  • Becky Cable House--Warren Bielenberg, April 2019 -

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    Becky Cable House--Warren Bielenberg, April 2019

  • Eat Your Greens! A black bear in Cades Cove, Tennessee | Judy Royal Glenn Photography -

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    Eat Your Greens! A black bear in Cades Cove, Tennessee | Judy Royal Glenn Photography

    “Eat Your Greens!”
    Judy Royal Glenn Photography

    Here is the photo of the yearling black bear I posted in my video I posted on YouTube on Saturday. He enjoyed filling his belly with greens before he tried to take a nap.

    I think I overheard him say,
    “When I was a cub, Ma always said, ‘“Eat your greens!”’

    To view the video click here:
    youtu.be/QOi219MlfBg

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    Location: Cades Cove, Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • 99 Years -

    Olin Gilbert posted a photo:

    99 Years

    Cades Cove, Tennessee, United States of America

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    Sung by: Josh Groban and Jennifer Nettles


    "99 Years"

    Boy meets girl and the world stops turning
    She makes him forget all the rules he was learning
    They give a toast to the ones who never stop hoping
    There's not much to lean and eyes wide open
    And they look up high and wonder what the future's gonna hold

    Will we look back down on 99 years of a wonderful life
    Where we laughed till we cried and our love was stronger with every fight
    There'll be a thousand moments for you to say "I told you"
    And a million more for us to say "I love you"
    So let's look forward to you and I looking back
    At 99 years like that
    At 99 years like that

    They build a house of love in the face of worry
    But life has a way of rewriting the story
    There were times when it looked like nothing could save them
    There were times when it looked like nothing could break them
    They keep promising each other what the future's gonna hold

    Will we look back down on 99 years of a wonderful life
    Where we laughed till we cried and our love was stronger with every fight
    There'll be a thousand moments for you to say "I told you"
    And a million more for us to say "I love you"
    So let's look forward to you and I looking back
    To 99 years

    Of nothing unspoken
    With every day hoping
    That when we feel broken
    Our scars make us golden
    Is to choose you and I

    Will we look back down on 99 years of a wonderful life
    Where we laughed till we cried and our love was stronger with every fight
    There'll be a thousand moments for you to say "I told you"
    And a million more for us to say "I love you"
    So let's look forward to you and I looking back
    At 99 years like that
    Oh, at 99 years like that
    At 99 years like that

  • Cades Cove Daybreak -

    robert_golub posted a photo:

    Cades Cove Daybreak

    Beautiful dawn over Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

  • Hyatt Lane Golden Hour -

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    Hyatt Lane Golden Hour

    Golden morning sunshine on Hyatt Lane in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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    Alan