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Fall Photo: October 29, 2016

We will close our Daily Fall Photos this season with an image from today’s Halloween Festival in downtown Blowing Rock. Several maple trees in Memorial Park are still clinging to bright foliage, though about half have dropped their leaves. That’s typical...

Fall Photo: October 28, 2016

Drives along local roads and highways are still spectacularly colorful. This shot was snapped from the passenger seat, the perfect place to enjoy the late-season color show. Old Highway 421 near Deep Gap elevation 3325 This weekend is still a good time to enjoy fall...

Fall Photo: October 27, 2016

Now is the best time to enjoy the views from overlooks like The Blowing Rock attraction. The foliage in the John’s River Gorge is showing lots of beautiful shades of red and yellow. Over the weekend and in the coming days, this view will be spectacularly...

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 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...