Peak color is on display in areas around Blowing Rock. At Bass Lake, many of the water-side maples have dropped a lot of their leaves, while those on the ridge around Flat Top Manor are showing beautiful foliage. This maple along the north shore was glowing in the morning sun as the water reflected the cloudless blue sky.

fall color at bass lake in blowing rock nc

Bass Lake in Blowing Rock
elevation 3572 feet

flattop10-19You can see in this view that the woodland areas below the manor have really developed their fall colors.

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