Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 15, 2017
A bird's eye view over Blowing Rock shows a lot of green left to shift at this elevation (around 3500-3800 feet). A few trees in this view have dropped leaves prematurely, possibly due to warm temperatures, but you can see that there is a lot of foliage left to put [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 14, 2017
At the top of the Tanawha Trail at Rough Ridge Overlook, the weather was much clearer than it was a week ago! And the color has progressed, too. The fall foliage along the ridge is peaking, while the hues fade into a more consistent green on the slopes below. Cooler, [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 13, 2017
Stunning coral and tangerine colors pop on a misty day in downtown Blowing Rock:   Previous Color Update >>   Back to Main Fall Page >>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 12, 2017
Pops of color can be seen around the Appalachian State University campus, where young maple trees are showing the most vibrancy. Fall color is coming along at elevations around Boone and Blowing Rock, with much of the foliage still waiting to shift. It's going to be a beautiful scene over [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 11, 2017
Beautiful blue skies beckoned this Wednesday, and the morning sun lit up the emerging fall color on the slopes of Grandfather Mountain. Milepost 303 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has a great view of the Linn Cove Viaduct, as well as the ridge above that hosts a portion of the [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 10, 2017
Today's view is a good representation of color progression below 4000 feet. It's been very cloudy and rainy over the last few days, but views are colorful despite the covered skies. Today, Grandfather Mountain is reporting foliage that is near or at peak color. Here at lower elevations, color is [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 9, 2017
There are a lot of leaves on the ground after last night's wind and rain, but still plenty left on trees here in Blowing Rock. This pretty golden-canopied view is just inside Chetola Resort, near the headwaters of the Middle Fork River. There has been a rather significant shift in [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 8, 2017
Another overcast day in the High Country as edges of hurricane weather move into the area. This old maple by the Jesse Brown Cabin on the Blue Ridge Parkway is still brilliant under the gathering clouds. You can also see that some emerging color is tinting the trees behind the [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 7, 2017
The weather has made a definite shift from all the clear blue skies of the past week. Fall color brings warmth to all the fog and mist, however, and a hike on the Tanawha Trail at Rough Ridge Overlook doesn't disappoint even on an overcast day! Color at this elevation [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 6, 2017
Today, there is plenty of fall color to enjoy on the routes between Blowing Rock and Linville. This view is from Highway 221, called Yoahlossee Road. Gorgeous blue skies have been the perfect backdrop to developing color this week! Previous Color Update >>   Back to Main Fall Page >>
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