The small towns that make up the High Country all have their own welcoming personality. Home to Ashe County Cheese, the Florence Thomas Art School, and an outstanding public art display, downtown West Jefferson is worth checking out! Today, heavy rains dampened many of the potential vistas, but this view was pretty despite the weather.

fall color in west jefferson near blowing rock ncJefferson Avenue in West Jefferson
elevation 2987 feet

Local experts are predicting peak color for areas around and above 4000 feet to show between this weekend and the following one.

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