Fall Color Gallery

Cold Prong

Cold Prong

Fall color continues its slow, but steady, progression through the High Country, seen here at…

Stack Rock

Stack Rock

Rain and fog clear for a moment of autumn brilliance near Stack Rock on the Blue Ridge Parkway…

Price Lake

Price Lake

Fog clears over Price Lake to showcase reflections of fall color. The leaf change is still…

Stack Rock Creek

Stack Rock Creek

Fall color begins to burst near Stack Rock Creek, near milepost 304 on the Blue Ridge Parkway….

Woods Walk Hike

Woods Walk Hike

Autumn is an ideal time for a hike at Grandfather Mountain — cooler temperatures, crisp air and…

Virgin’s Bower

Virgin’s Bower

Pictured above, virgin’s bower is a vine of many names — wild hops, devil’s hair, woodbine,…

Slow & Steady

Slow & Steady

An eastern box turtle makes its way across Grandfather Mountain’s main road, near the park’s…

Woods Walk Picnic Area

Woods Walk Picnic Area

Picnics are in season at Grandfather Mountain, as fall colors cast an autumnal glow in the…

Road to the Top

Road to the Top

Green turns to gold on the straightaway leading toward Grandfather Mountain’s famous…

Linville Bluffs

Linville Bluffs

Grandfather Mountain’s fall color offers a striking contrast with the fog surrounding Linville…

Black Rock Lot

Black Rock Lot

Autumn’s brilliance is starting to fall on Grandfather Mountain! Although color change has…

Parkway and 221

Parkway and 221

Stray leaves and reflected pinpoints of sunshine create a dazzling galaxy in a pool of water…

Milkweed

Milkweed

A milkweed plant in nearby Pineola assumes its autumnal form. The plant is named for its milky…

Linville River

Linville River

Fall color frames the Linville River, this section located in Grandfather Mountain’s hometown…

Hwy. 221 Overlook

Hwy. 221 Overlook

An overlook off of scenic U.S. Hwy. 221 showcases fall splendor in the High Country. With much…

Stack Rock View

Stack Rock View

Stack Rock Creek takes a dip through fall foliage along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Colors are…

Stack Rock & 221

Stack Rock & 221

Colorfully crisp fall foliage lines the ridge between Stack Rock (Milepost 308.4) and the U.S….

Linville River Bridge

Linville River Bridge

Golden leaves cross the Linville River Bridge, located near Milepost 316 on the Blue Ridge…

Price Lake

Price Lake

Fall foliage adds a spot of brightness to a rainy day on Price Lake, located at Milepost 296.7…

Green Mountain Creek

Green Mountain Creek

Golden leaves add seasonal color along Green Mountain Creek, located off the Blue Ridge…