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Fall Festivals in the High Country

Fall Festivals in the High Country

While several local festivals have been cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some are still happening with modifications. Be sure to make a note for 2021 for those that had to cancel. Dates change, but in general, each festival is held the same weekend in...

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...

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 remaining to...

Fall Photo: October 23, 2016

Tweetsie Railroad is surrounded by ridges full of fall color. Saturday was windy, but there is still lots of foliage left on many trees at this elevation, as seen in this view. Tweetsie Railroad is open for one final weekend before the 2016 season closes! Tweetsie...

Fall Photo: October 22, 2016

Today has been blustery and chilly, feeling more like fall than the warm days of the last week. Peak color is easy to find in the High Country this weekend. Views are filling with warm colors, like this one from the Rocky Knob mountain bike park. The winds from this...