Fall Color Blog
Fall Color Blog
Daily Fall Photo: September 21, 2017
Early morning light highlights the emerging color in Blowing Rock Memorial Park in today's photo. There is still plenty of green foliage left on the trees, so there will be more to enjoy in the coming weeks! Previous Color Update >> Next Color Update >> Back to main Fall Page [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 20, 2017
It was a perfect morning for a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway! There was some clean-up required on the Parkway after Hurricane Irma, and many sections were closed for a time. Only one section of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Craggy Gardens (MP 375 to 355) remains closed as [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 19, 2017
Today's view is lakeside at Chetola Resort, located right in town. You can see that one maple is putting on a show much sooner than its neighbor, while the slightest hints of color are peeking through the green on the ridge in the distance. Tomorrow: a little higher elevation on [...]
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Daily Fall Photo: September 18, 2017
Happy fall, y'all! Ok, so it's a little early. The first day of Autumn is this Friday, but we have been noticing some color development and wanted to share! Crisp mornings and sunny days have brought an earlier start to fall color in the area this season. It's still too [...]
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Fall Photo: October 29, 2016
We will close our Daily Fall Photos this season with an image from today's Halloween Festival in downtown Blowing Rock. Several maple trees in Memorial Park are still clinging to bright foliage, though about half have dropped their leaves. That's typical at this elevation right now. Since the best of [...]
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Fall Photo: October 28, 2016
Drives along local roads and highways are still spectacularly colorful. This shot was snapped from the passenger seat, the perfect place to enjoy the late-season color show. Old Highway 421 near Deep Gap elevation 3325 This weekend is still a good time to enjoy fall displays in the High Country. [...]
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Fall Photo: October 27, 2016
Now is the best time to enjoy the views from overlooks like The Blowing Rock attraction. The foliage in the John's River Gorge is showing lots of beautiful shades of red and yellow. Over the weekend and in the coming days, this view will be spectacularly colorful. View from the [...]
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Fall Photo: October 26, 2016
Much of the foliage color in the area is taking on a softer quality, a slight shift from the brighter colors of early fall. Oak trees in the area are showing rich color now, too, and their colors tend to be deep and bold. There appears to be some color [...]
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Fall Photo: October 25, 2016
Downtown Blowing Rock is still decked out in fall finery, despite the local area being just past peak color. Of course, "past peak" doesn't mean all the color is gone. Here's the view of the Chamber of Commerce on Park Avenue. Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce Previous Color Update >> [...]
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Fall Photo: October 24, 2016
Though we are just past peak at Blowing Rock's elevation, there is lots of autumn color in town and on the nearby Parkway. The view areas, like those from the Blowing Rock and other local overlooks, are just starting to show color. While maples and poplars are among the earliest [...]
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