Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 5, 2017
While peak color for the Blowing Rock and Boone area is still some time away, there are some striking displays of fall foliage here and there. This brilliant red maples are showing their brightest hues right now along Blowing Rock Road in Boone.  Lots of green can still be seen [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 4, 2017
The golden tones of morning and afternoon light really make the fall colors come alive! Here, the maples on Main Street behind the Speckled Trout show off brilliant orange and scarlet. This year, the peak color times are proving difficult to predict. Daily weather has a large impact on the [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 3, 2017
A misty morning can't dull the festive color of the Town's autumn displays! Here is one of them, in front of the memorial at Memorial Park on Main Street. The fruits and flowers accentuate the beauty of the Garden Club's work along the wall. Previous Color Update >> Next Color [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 2, 2017
The chilly fall weather brought the first frost of the season to much of the High Country this weekend. Cooler temperatures help accelerate the color transition, so we're looking forward to even more changes in the foliage displays this week. This view from Boone's Trace Overlook on the Blue Ridge [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 1, 2017
There's more to fall color than just leaves, and the Kousa Dogwood is one tree that shows off some truly unique autumn fruit. The Kousa Dogwoods here in Blowing Rock are full of these little lollipop-like orbs this season. These were photographed at Green Park Inn.   Previous Color Update [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 30, 2017
Goldenrod blooms are a sure sign of the season, and a patch of the wildflower can be seen in the foreground of this view.   Previous Color Update >> Next Color Update >> Back to main Fall Page >>
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Daily Fall Photo: September 29, 2017
There's still a lot of green left to shift into vibrant fall colors, and many views in the area look like this one along the New River near Todd. This weekend will bring much cooler temperatures, which should help accelerate the foliage change.     Previous Color Update >> Next [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 28, 2017
Fall color continues to creep into the views! Here's a pretty lane just outside of town, showing a few hints of yellow and russet. This week's warm weather has indeed slowed the transition. According to Dr. Howard Neufeld, Appalachian State University professor of biology and “Fall Color Guy,” leaf-lookers might look [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 27, 2017
Today's view is from the Daniel Boone Native Gardens in Boone. The garden contains a large collection of native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. There is a small admission fee, and the park is open daylight hours May-October. It will be simply stunning when the trees there reach peak fall color! [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 26, 2017
Is it just us, or does a pile of leaves like this on the sidewalk make you want to kick through them like a kid? The scent of fall is definitely in the air this morning. It's still early though- there will be many more piles of leaves to come! [...]
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