Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: October 21, 2017
Oaks along the edge of a field show off beautiful russet hues in the afternoon light. Though pretty, these same trees were much more vibrant last fall, with more muted colors in some places being a result of a warmer season this year. Previous Color Update >> Next Color Update [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 20, 2017
Slopes in Deep Gap, just east of Boone, are showing developing color now. Views like this can be seen along Highway 421 on the way into Boone from the Wilkesboro area. At locations around 3000 feet, color should be coming in nicely in the next week!   This view from [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 19, 2017
Flat Top Manor was the mountain home of textile baron Moses H. Cone. Friends in Greensboro will recognize the name from the local hospital and the White Oak denim plant- that's the same Cone. This morning's view from the historic property was stunning, and very quiet. Trees below the manor, [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 18, 2017
This scene at Grandview Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway shows lots of green in the valleys below. The elevation of the camera is 3240 feet, and there's plenty of fall color to be found around that point. As the season progresses, we'll see more color develop in the valleys [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 17, 2017
Beautiful fall color lines the drive between Blowing Rock and Linville this week! It's a favorite route for many in autumn. It's easy to see why. This weekend looks like it will be a good time to view beautiful color in Blowing Rock and similar elevations in the High Country. [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: October 16, 2017
Compared to yesterday's view, this one has quite a bit more color, proving that different slopes and locations can present varying degrees of color change even at similar elevations. This morning was overcast and blustery, and the winds undoubtedly pulled leaves from their perches. But as we are posting this [...]
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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 >> Next 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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