NC Hwy 105

NC Hwy 105

Oct 24, 2013

The top peaks of Grandfather Mountain are coated in rime ice this morning as fog is freezing to…

Cranberry School

Cranberry School

Oct 23, 2013

These trees around Old Cranberry High School, at the junction of NC 194 and US 19-E between…

Near Banner Elk

Near Banner Elk

Oct 22, 2013

A great autumn view can be found off of Lee Gualtney Rd. near Banner Elk, N.C.  This rolling…

US 221, Linville

US 221, Linville

Oct 21, 2013

Floyd Gragg and his wife set up their roadside stand of jams, jellies, honey and apple butter. …

Cliffside Overlook

Cliffside Overlook

Oct 20, 2013

The flanks of Grandfather Mountain are alive with color as illustrated with this photo taken at…

Linville River

Linville River

Oct 19, 2013

It’s a cloudy morning but the fall color in the area is really popping against gray skies. …

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

Oct 17, 2013

It’s an overcast day in the area with the chance of showers lasting into the early evening. …

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

Oct 16, 2013

The sun rises on another beautiful day in the NC High Country as some of the first light shines…

Linville Peak

Linville Peak

Oct 15, 2013

The view from the top of Grandfather Mountain is gorgeous this morning with low-lying clouds to…

Little Lost Cove Cliffs

Little Lost Cove Cliffs

Oct 14, 2013

It’s a cloudy morning in the N.C. High Country with some drizzle.  The color is absolutely…

Linville Falls Area

Linville Falls Area

Oct 13, 2013

Color abounds along the Linville River with a transitioning canopy overhead and many leaves…

Boone Fork Bridge

Boone Fork Bridge

Oct 12, 2013

It’s a pleasant Saturday in the NC High Country and a great time to visit and see fall color. …

US 221

US 221

Oct 11, 2013

Fall color is bright and beautiful on the flanks of Grandfather right now.  This image was…

Linville

Linville

Oct 10, 2013

Morning sunlight helps this private driveway just off the Linville Bypass come alive with…

Pineola

Pineola

Oct 9, 2013

These beautiful maples lining the picket fence at the intersection of NC Hwy 181 and US Hwy 221…

Tanawha Trail

Tanawha Trail

Oct 8, 2013

The Tanawha Trail runs 13.5 miles from Julian Price Park to Beacon Heights and parallels the…

Linn Cove Area

Linn Cove Area

Oct 7, 2013

While most of the area is overcast after overnight rainfall, the sun was shining through the…

Linville River

Linville River

Oct 6, 2013

Spotty color is popping along the Linville River near Linville Falls.  This photo was taken…

Nature Museum Parking Lot

Nature Museum Parking Lot

Oct 5, 2013

A kaleidoscope of color can currently be spotted at the Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum…

Altamont

Altamont

Oct 4, 2013

This red maple in the Altamont community is spectacular this year!  Travelers on US 221 South…

Top Shop Parking Area

Top Shop Parking Area

Oct 3, 2013

Many shrubs are alive with color above 5,000 feet on Grandfather Mountain.  This image was…

South Side of Grandfather

South Side of Grandfather

Oct 1, 2013

Grandfather Mountain employees know to watch this heath bald on the south side of the Mountain…

Bass Lake

Bass Lake

Sep 30, 2013

Autumn color reflects radiantly on Bass Lake, part of the Moses Cone Estate in Blowing Rock,…

Woods Walk

Woods Walk

Sep 29, 2013

Fall color remains spotty around Grandfather Mountain. This burst of yellow was spotted on a…

Half Moon area

Half Moon area

Sep 28, 2013

In addition to the start of fall leaf color, late summer-early fall wildflowers are also…

Rough Ridge

Rough Ridge

Sep 27, 2013

Hikers enjoy a beautiful day at Rough Ridge along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Rough Ridge…

MacRae Meadows

MacRae Meadows

Sep 26, 2013

It’s an overcast morning at Grandfather Mountain but the weather is forecasted to clear later…

Invershiel

Invershiel

Sep 25, 2013

Fall color in the NC High Country is spotty right now and the vast majority of the landscape is…