Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo- October 10
Light rain and heavy mists and fog in the area today make long-distance color viewing difficult. However, the mists always add a certain beauty to the scene, so there is still plenty to enjoy about a foggy fall day in the High Country. If you have the chance in the [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo- October 9
Downtown Blowing Rock is just beautiful right now. Often, it seems that trees along roadsides and in developed areas show color before those on surrounding hillsides, and the trees in town are certainly demonstrating. Today's main photo was taken in Memorial Park on Main Street, where plenty of people were [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo- October 8
After a beautiful morning, the clouds returned for the evening. Despite that, the leaves in town still light up the scene!  Some rain is in the forecast for this weekend, offering chances to see the vibrant leaves cloaked in mists and fog, which is just as spectacular as a sunny [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo- October 7
Today's photo is from the top of Appalachian Ski Mountain along Flat Top Road in Blowing Rock. The elevation at this vantage point is about 3600 feet. It’s evident from this long range view that more color will be here soon. Some trees (like the yellow maple in the bottom [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo- October 6
The High Country is set to begin showing amazing fall color, now that cloudy skies have cleared. Warm tones are showing in pockets all over, and views along the Blue Ridge Parkway don't disappoint. While driving south to Grandfather Mountain, it is evident that there are a few places where [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo: October 5
The sun is back! We saw lots of blue sky and sunshine today. It was a beautiful day, and the perfect opportunity to enjoy the increasing fall foliage. Today's photo is from the community of Fleetwood in Ashe County. This stand of trees is showing vibrant color against a clear [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo- October 4
The rain is on the way out, and the colors around 3000 feet are beginning to get a bit more vibrant. Today's view is from Carroll Gap Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Patches of color can be seen on the slopes in the distance, while the trees at the [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo: October 3
Even relentless rain can't dim the beauty of the fall in the High Country. While there hasn't been much sunshine to accelerate the foliage change, the cooler weather seems to be doing the job well enough. But be sure to look around for more than leaves; not all fall color [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo: October 2
The views along the New River in fall are unparalleled, though it is still early in the season for consistent displays here. To show you how it's coming along, here are a few photos from Railroad Grade Road in Todd, which follows the New in Ashe County. Unfortunately, rainy days [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Photo: October 1
It's another wet day in the area, but that doesn't stop the arriving fall color from lighting up the views. Today, the trees around Tweetsie Railroad and High Gravity Adventures are starting to show really nice fall foliage colors, especially those in the parking area. You can see from the [...]
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