Foliage in the area is getting more vibrant every day as we get closer to peak color. Forecasters are predicting peak conditions at higher elevations this weekend. Right now, the drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway between Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain is among the most colorful tours of the area.

Yellow maple leaves at Cone Estate in Blowing Rock

By Flat Top Manor at Moses Cone Memorial Park
elevation 4500 feet

Early fall view in Blowing Rock NCThe view from the Carriage House at Moses Cone looks toward Blowing Rock. As you can see, the color shift in this area is just around the corner.

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