'Winter Wonderland': Picturesque snowfall covers woods in Great Smoky Mountains

ByLola DiNizio
Sunday, December 6, 2020
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Snowfall in the Great Smoky Mountains made for a picturesque drive through a "winter wonderland" in Townsend, Tennessee, on December 1.

TOWNSEND, Tenn. -- Snowfall in the Great Smoky Mountains made for a picturesque drive through a "winter wonderland" in Townsend, Tennessee, on December 1.

Footage posted to Facebook by the City of Townsend shows a drive through a snowy landscape. "Driving in a winter wonderland!" wrote the city on the post. "This is Laurel Creek Road this morning on the way to Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park."

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The National Weather Service had reported 11 inches of snow on Mount LeConte, near Townsend, on December 1.

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