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Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2020

Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2020

A ginko tree glows through the rain and fog today at Moses Cone Memorial Park. Plus, a couple more autumn scenes from around the park, where it’s clear that foliage season has passed at this location. While there are still a few more colorful views to enjoy...
Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2020

Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2020

Today’s view is from along Highway 221 by the Blue Ridge Parkway access in Blowing Rock. In this spot, most of the leaves have dropped. While there are still some nice displays around town, at this point in the foliage season the most colorful displays are below...

Daily Fall Photo: October 26, 2020

The late portion of the season brings color from more mature sassafras trees, hornbeams, and oaks. The oak trees in particular have been especially varied in hues this year, and vibrant as well. Though color at this elevation is thinning, the drive along the Blue...

Daily Fall Photo: October 25, 2020

A rainy, foggy day in the High Country obscures the long-range views. But there’s something about dreary weather that makes fall colors feel even more vibrant. These maple leaves stand out against a muted and hazy background. The rains were gentle for the most...

Daily Fall Photo: October 24, 2020

As vibrant foliage color makes its way down to lower elevations, a hike along Glen Burney Trail takes you down into the displays. The trail descends 600 feet into the Johns River Gorge, ending at Glen Marie Falls around 2900′. Two other waterfalls, Glen Burney...

Daily Fall Photo: October 23, 2020

Even a cloudy day can’t hide the colors that are developing in the views from local overlooks. Here’s this morning’s scene at Grandview Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. As the sign notes, the elevation at this spot is 3240′. You can see the...