Farewell to Fall

Farewell to Fall

Today marks the last day of entries for Grandfather Mountain’s 2019 Fall Color Gallery. Fall…

Price Lake

Price Lake

Fallen leaves decorate the shores of Price Lake, located in Julian Price Park (milepost 297)…

Snowy Autumn

Snowy Autumn

Come the morning of Nov. 1, Grandfather Mountain saw a different type of fall color. Halloween…

Linville Falls

Linville Falls

Autumn color flows through Linville Falls, as wet weather arrives in the WNC High Country….

Charlotte Skyline

Charlotte Skyline

The Charlotte skyline rises on the horizon some 80 miles away as the crow flies, while fall…

Elk River

Elk River

Having traded its branch for a rock, a lone maple leaf holds fast, as the Elk River courses by….

Mill Pond

Mill Pond

Fall color brings autumnal brilliance to the Mill Pond in Banner Elk, near Lees-MacRae College….

Near Beacon Heights

Near Beacon Heights

Fall color continues its downward trek into lower elevations, as seen from the Blue Ridge…

Flat Rock Overlook

Flat Rock Overlook

Tuesday’s sunset cast the viewscape at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Flat Rock Overlook ablaze with…

Linville River

Linville River

Fall foliage adds a colorful contrast to the Linville River in Linville, near the base of…

Linville River

Linville River

Fall color flows along the Linville River in Linville, near the base of Grandfather Mountain….

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

Fall color begins its descent from the higher elevations of Grandfather Mountain, past the Linn…

Rime Ice

Rime Ice

Rime ice shrouds Grandfather Mountain’s lofty peaks, as brilliant fall foliage blankets the…

Near Top Shop

Near Top Shop

Those hoping to catch fall color often look up, taking in the brilliant hues from towering…

Peaks & Bridge

Peaks & Bridge

Grandfather Mountain’s lofty peaks are framed by fall foliage in MacRae Meadows, located at the…

Linville Land Harbor

Linville Land Harbor

Golden leaves cast a glimmering reflection in the lake at Linville Land Harbor, as fall foliage…

Stack Rock

Stack Rock

Morning fog accentuates the fall color near Stack Rock on the Blue Ridge Parkway, as seen this…

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

The fall color change continues to progress in the higher-elevation areas of the Western North…

Pineola Sugar Maples

Pineola Sugar Maples

Sugar maples in nearby Pineola turn to gold, as autumn continues its slow and steady march…