Baldtown Brass sunrise

Smoky Mountains sunrise photography

The rising sun as seen from Brasstown Bald paints the sky and highlights the ridges of the Smoky Mountains. Brasstown Bald is the highest point in Georgia. Click here to order prints today!

View a Smoky Mountain sunrise from atop Brasstown Bald

Brasstown Bald is the highest point in Georgia, and it offers the perfect place from which to watch a Smoky Mountains sunrise. The observation tower atop Brasstown Bald provides a 360-degree panoramic view of the area. It’s just stunning.

The peak of Brasstown Bald stands 4,783 feet, and can be accessed from a state park. A tram runs visitors to the peak during the day, but viewing the sunrise requires a hike up a winding, sometimes steep walkway. It can be difficult, but the view is well worth the effort.

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