Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2018
The day started blustery and chilly, but the skies did eventually clear into gorgeous blue. Here's a view over the tracks at Tweetsie Railroad. Today was the last day of the wild west season! In just a few weeks time, the park will be glowing for Tweetsie Christmas, a night [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2018
Another overcast day and lots of misty damp weather. But the foliage still brightens up the scenery. Here's the view from the Blue Ridge Parkway access at Bamboo. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 26, 2018
A rainy day offers overcast light, but the colors still shine in this view of Chetola Lake.  Color is currently peaking in Blowing Rock! Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 25, 2018
Seasonal color has made its way to the forests surrounding Blowing Rock. One of the best ways to get an up-close look is on a zip line! Here's a view from the road into Sky Valley Zip Tours. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 24, 2018
Fewer scenes are prettier than woodlands reflected in still water. Warm russet and orange tones dance on the surface at Sim's Pond on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This overlook offers access to Green Knob Trail, an excellent hike through beautiful forest and meadow environments. The loop is just over 2 [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 23, 2018
A drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway is highly recommended this week! Views along the road and from the overlooks are looking very colorful as colors have filled in more. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 22, 2018
Fall color is peaking in the High Country! Though the colors are more subdued this year, the displays are looking very pretty this week. Trees at higher elevations dropped much of their foliage during the high winds this past weekend. At Blowing Rock's elevation, around 3600 feet, a lot of [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 21, 2018
It was a beautiful day in neighboring Ashe County! The county is known for a thriving Christmas Tree industry, and you can see a portion of one of the local farms behind the colorful leaves in today's view. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 20, 2018
Bass Lake is always one of the prettiest places to enjoy fall color. The old maples that line the trail provide color overhead, and then fill the path when the leaves fall. Today's view isn't dampened at all by the overcast skies. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 19, 2018
Gorgeous reds flash against a clear blue sky on Sunset Drive today. Maples are usually among the first trees to show vibrant color in town. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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