Phil Perkins Photography

Tag: hiking

  • Indian Flats Falls

    Indian Flats Falls

    Located in the Tremont section of the Great Smoky Mountains, near Cades Cove in Tennessee, Indian Flats Falls features a beautiful four-tiered series of waterfalls, totaling nearly 60-feet.

    The trek is approx. 8 miles out and back through a scenic, forested landscape, and hikers commonly have the area all to themselves to enjoy a peaceful visit.

    Prints are available in my Pixels and ArtPal galleries. Thanks for stopping by!


  • Cave Behind Waterfall

    This photograph was taken from inside a massive cave underneath the 40-foot tall Big Laurel Falls, located in the Virgin Falls State Park. Although the water level along Big Laurel Creek was low during my visit, its interesting that the entire area sits on top of a broad network of subterranean caverns. As such, this waterfall (and others) disappear underground, oftentimes to reemerge some great distance away.

    You can find a variety of fine prints featuring my photography in the following galleries, including such options as framed, canvas, art, metal, wood, poster, acrylic and tapestry. Other products are also available…

    Thanks for visiting & enjoy the great outdoors!


  • Path to a View

    Follow this path through the forest to an expansive view from the top of Black Mountain, located in Crab Orchard, Tennessee. Sitting on the caprock, you’ll have an eastern exposure of the Smoky Mountains in the distance.

    You can also visit my gallery to find a variety of prints featuring my photography, including: framed, art, canvas, metal, wood, acrylic, poster and tapestry.


  • Terraced Water

    Cummins Falls. Cookeville, Tennessee. Prints available in my gallery. Thank you!


  • Flowing Through the Forest

    Flowing Through the Forest

    Following rainfall, water from a robust Middle Prong Little River rushes swiftly downstream. This photograph was taken in the Smoky Mountains, near Townsend, Tennessee, and is available on prints for your home or office. Please visit my galleries at Pixels and/or ArtPal for more. Thanks!


  • Roadside Waterfall

    Roadside Waterfall

    A recent heavy rainfall saturated the forest floor in the Tremont section of the Smoky Mountains, bringing this often scant waterfall to life. Here, both moss and ferns reside all year long, with the waterfall situated only 15-feet from a gravel road. Several smaller waterfalls can also be enjoyed during such time, along a muddy and scenic drive. Prints available.


  • Icicles on Gorge Wall

    Icicles on Gorge Wall

    These icicles were photographed while hiking on the trail between Upper and Lower Piney Falls, located on the Cumberland Plateau in the Piney Falls State Natural Area, near Grandview, TN.

    It’s a nice contrast between green moss and white ice, which would look wonderful behind glass in a frame on a wall in your home. You can find many prints available in my gallery, so stop by for a visit when you’re in the neighborhood…


  • Vintage Coastal Waves

    Vintage Coastal Waves

    Vintage photograph of waves along the shoreline of Lake Superior, as seen in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, north of Marquette, at Little Presque Isle. The rocks at center and left are islands easily accessed from shore through shallow water. Prints are available when you visit my gallery – thanks very much!


  • Cummins Falls

    Cummins Falls

    Located on the Cumberland Plateau near Cookeville, Tennessee, the 75-foot tall Cummins Falls draws visitors from far and wide. Annually, it accounts for the 8th largest volume of water for a waterfall in the state, and much of the trail used to access the base is the riverbed. Also, inexpensive permits are required to enter the gorge.


  • Rushing Water

    Prints available. This is Thunderhead Prong in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, following rain. It would look great in a frame on a wall in your home!

    Stop by and check it out…


  • Mead’s Quarry Lake

    Mead’s Quarry Lake

    Located along the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Mead’s Quarry Lake is part of the Ijams Nature Center, a park with over 10 miles of trails to hike & bike, water recreation, rock climbing and bird watching. If you’re looking for an area with easy access to explore and enjoy, you might want to stop by for a visit…


  • Whitewater Rapids

    Whitewater Rapids

    This morning photograph features Thunderhead Prong, located in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Prints are available on my gallery. Thanks for visiting!


  • Shots from the Trail

    Prints available in my gallery → Savage Falls, Cades Cove and Clingmans Dome.

    Select from framed, art, canvas, metal, poster, wood, acrylic and tapestry. Plus, other categories – home decor, puzzles, lifestyle, stationary, phone cases, beach, coffee mugs, face masks and apparel.


  • Black and Whitewater

    Black and Whitewater

    This black and white photograph was shot while hiking along Thunderhead Prong in the Smoky Mountains. It may be just the accent piece you’ve been looking for, so stop by these galleries for a closer look…Pixels & ArtPal. Thanks for visiting!


  • Thunderhead Rapids

    Thunderhead Rapids

    Following a stop to enjoy Fog on the Water, and then a very short hike to see Morning on the River, I next drove to the trailhead of Middle Prong Trail, keeping right at the split to hike along Thunderhead Prong Quiet Walkway. This is Thunderhead Prong, and, yes – I did have the trail to myself.

    Interested parties can find fine prints and more in these galleries: Pixels, Redbubble and ArtPal. Many options are available, so stop by and have a look!