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Fall Photo: October 1, 2016

Welcome to our Daily Fall Photo posts! For our first daily post, we headed up to the area around Grandfather Mountain, which is always among the first places to show fall color. The peak of Grandfather Mountain is right around 6000 feet, so color generally begins...

Daily Photo- October 23

  As peak foliage color shifts to lower elevations, places like downtown West Jefferson have become even more beautiful. We had another day of blue skies and warm sun, and the day could not have been more perfect for being outdoors and enjoying the fall scenery....

Daily Photo- October 16

Peak color in the area means that nearly every drive is a beautiful one. Particularly, the Blue Ridge Parkway through the Boone, Blowing Rock, and Deep Gap areas is incredible today, and should be for several more days. This means that the Parkway can be very busy, so...

Daily Photo- October 13

While most of the region is showing fantastic fall color, there are some spots in the area that are more wind-blown than others. Price Park is one of them, but several trees are still hanging on to colorful leaves. Today’s photos are not meant to show the state...

Daily Photo- October 12

The views from Rough Ridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway were amazing today! The trail was busy with people hoping to enjoy the sunset with peak color, and I think it’s safe to say that none of them were disappointed. The trail that leads from Rough Ridge Overlook on the...