Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 18, 2018
More color development is happening, and it seems to be speeding up! We're looking forward to seeing what the next few days brings. Here's a view along the Greenway in Boone, a beautiful place for a walk, run, or bike ride. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 17, 2018
Cooler temperatures have definitely blown in! The day dawned cloudy and blustery, though the clouds have cleared as the day continues. We took a short trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway this morning to see how colors are developing at higher elevations. This spot near Green Mountain Overlook is located [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 16, 2018
A stunning sunrise heralded a cloudy fall day. While green is still the dominant color, the yellowing of leaves is becoming more apparent. Changes will come faster this week, we are sure. A couple more views of this morning's sunrise:   Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 15, 2018
A few hints of color can be seen on the trees in downtown Blowing Rock. This view down Laurel Lane from Main Street shows some subtle yellows and emerging orange. We should see more changes this week as temperatures cool. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 14, 2018
There are still just small pops of color here and there, like this burning bush shrub on Main Street in Blowing Rock. You can see the green foliage on the trees above it, still waiting for cooler weather. And, we're about to get it! The forecast for the coming week [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 13, 2018
A beautiful view today! While there is still no fall color in this shot, we can't complain about the scenery. We're looking forward to cooler temperatures this week that will help these greens shift to reds and golds. This photo was taken at about 35oo feet, just off the Blue [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 12, 2018
A blustery morning follows the heavy rains of the previous days. The clear skies are welcome, as is the sunshine! This cooler, clear weather is just what we need to get the color moving along. Here's a view from Main Street today, with warm light making the slightly yellowed maples [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 11, 2018
No photo was taken yesterday as the pouring rain continued. Today, waterways are high as the downpour accumulates. This view of a yellowing beech brings a bit of brightness to a view of a local rushing creek. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 9, 2018
Green is the dominant hue, though there are some pops of color along some ridges on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It's still a beautiful fall in the Blue Ridge, and we're welcoming the season all around the area! This display is outside High Country Candles, which is in the Martin [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 8, 2018
As the warmth continues, many leaves are falling to the ground as soon as they show some color. There is still much green left on the trees however, and we're all waiting to enjoy the displays! Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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