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Daily Fall Photo: October 15, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 15, 2021

Bright sun and clear skies are the theme of the day here in the High Country! A morning hike to Rough Ridge offered colorful views: Rough Ridge on the Blue Ridge ParkwayElevation 4620 feet This is one of the most popular locations for fall color in the area. The trail...
Daily Fall Photo: October 14, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 14, 2021

Bass Lake is a popular spot for walking and running and it’s easy to see why. With a flat, tree-lined trail around the scenic waterside, the location is perfect for enjoying the mountain weather. At Bass Lake today, still-developing color can be seen on the...
Daily Fall Photo: October 13, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 13, 2021

Experts predict that peak color for the High Country can likely be seen next week. Right now, the most consistent color is being reported around Grandfather Mountain and similar elevations (4500+ feet). For now, most local color is spotty. Today’s view at Green...
Daily Fall Photo: October 12, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 12, 2021

It’s hard to overstate how welcome the sun is after so many days of rain! But just as the rain was needed for the refill of Price Lake, it nourishes all our local water systems. The New River begins in Blowing Rock, and the headwaters flow into Lake Chetola...
Daily Fall Photo: October 11, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 11, 2021

This week is off to a beautiful start!  The morning was a bit cloudy, but the sun came out over a bit of fall foliage by Tweetsie Railroad and High Gravity Adventures.  At Tweetsie Railroad and High Gravity Adventures Elevation around 3335 feet     Though we...
Daily Fall Photo: October 10, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 10, 2021

Today was a beautiful sunny day, perfect for hiking! We wanted to show you how the color has developed at some higher elevations in the area, so we headed over to Beech Mountain. The Emerald Outback is near the summit, and it offers lots of excellent hiking and...