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Fall Color Update: September 25, 2019

Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway- Milepost 297, elevation 3410 feet. Fall has officially begun, and we’re on color watch! This week, there are lots of goldenrod and aster flowers in bloom, adding color in the fields and along High Country roadsides....

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 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...

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...

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...