Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 7, 2018
Fall color remains spotty, but the views are still incredible! Fall grasses contrast against gorgeous blue skies in this scene from Beech Mountain. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 6, 2018
While widespread fall foliage displays are yet to arrive, that's not to say that some changes aren't showing. Maples in downtown areas are starting to show some firey color, and those on Shull's Mill Road are creating a golden canopy. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 5, 2018
Widespread color development in the area continues to be delayed. Local experts say that's due to the warmer-than-usual temperatures. We're still waiting, and imagine that the show will be all the more exciting when it finally arrives. Here's a view of the southwest slopes of Grandfather Mountain, as seen from [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 4, 2018
The maples in Boone are starting to show more color, both along King and Queen Streets, and through the Appalachian State University campus. It should be a beautiful fall weekend in the High Country! Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 3, 2018
So far, our fall season has been a bit warmer than usual. This has contributed to leaf drop on some of the trees that have already shown some color, like these old maples at Moses Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is still lots of green left [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 2, 2018
Fall foliage is somewhat late to the area this year. While we wait for the best of the color to arrive, warm autumn light at sunrise helps bring the hues we all want to see! Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: October 1, 2018
The day dawned overcast and foggy, with mists hanging onto the slopes. The mists were rising as these photos were taken at Price Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Beech and maple trees are showing some bright yellow, and fallen leaves line the water's edge. A hike along the Boone [...]
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Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: September 30, 2018
Fog and rain today make for subdued views. This one, from along highway 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock, features  yellowing maple showing some early color. In general, this area is still waiting for big color displays to arrive.   Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: September 29, 2018
While there is little developed color in the area just yet, some vibrant hues pop out in some spots. These pretty burning bush shrubs are showing off beautiful red, a nice contrast to the goldenrod still in bloom. Next fall update>> Previous fall update>> Main fall page>>
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Daily Fall Photo: September 28, 2018
If we get more beautiful, sunny mornings like this one, fall color will certainly accelerate well in the coming days. Cooler temperatures and plenty of sunshine together bring the best fall foliage displays. Across the area now, leaves are showing the distinctive yellowing that indicates the near arrival of colorful [...]
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