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The experimental release of elk into Great Smoky Mountains National Park began in February, 2001. Find more information about the project here.

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Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Elk in Cataloochee Valley

On the road to Cataloochee Valley

On the road to Cataloochee Valley

Cataloochee Valley

Cataloochee Valley

Palmer Chapel in Cataloochee Valley

Palmer Chapel in Cataloochee Valley

Beech Grove School in Cataloochee Valley

Beech Grove School in Cataloochee Valley

Beech Grove School in Cataloochee Valley

Beech Grove School in Cataloochee Valley

Cataloochee Valley

Cataloochee Valley

"You mean we have to go over that mountain?"

"You mean we have to go over that mountain?"

On the road to Cataloochee Valley

On the road to Cataloochee Valley