Woods Walk

Woods Walk

While heavy winds and rains have done away with most of the remaining fall color at higher…

Erwin’s View

Erwin’s View

Waterfalls aside, Erwin’s View at Linville Falls offers a vantage point to autumn. (Photo by…

Road to the Top

Road to the Top

Red maples brighten the road to the top of Grandfather Mountain. (Photo by Frank Ruggiero) In…

Sphinx Rock

Sphinx Rock

The iconic Sphinx Rock keeps an autumn vigil on Grandfather Mountain. (Photo by Frank Ruggiero)…

U.S. 221

U.S. 221

Autumn color brightens up the view along U.S. 221 near Grandfather Mountain. (Photo by Skip…

Elk River Falls

Elk River Falls

Although leaves have peaked in the High Country, autumn remains colorful and vibrant, as…

Profile Trail

Profile Trail

Fall color makes for a colorful canopy on the Grandfather Mountain Profile Trail. (Photo by…

Shawneehaw Creek

Shawneehaw Creek

Shawneehaw Creek winds through Banner Elk, dappled by fall color and green rhododendrons….

Price Lake Sourwood

Price Lake Sourwood

Sourwood leaves turn a rich burgundy color near Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway. (Photo by…

Pineola

Pineola

Maple trees bring brilliant fall color to the High Country community of Pineola. (Photo by Skip…

MacRae Meadows

MacRae Meadows

Although leaves in many high-elevation areas have reached their peak, the autumn colors at…

View of MacRae Meadows

View of MacRae Meadows

MacRae Meadows sits under the colorful slopes of Grandfather Mountain and a Carolina blue sky….

Linville River

Linville River

Golden leaves add a touch of autumn brilliance to the Linville River in Linville. (Photo by…

Grandmother Mountain

Grandmother Mountain

An autumn sun rises over the High Country in this photo taken from Grandmother Mountain. Fall…

Linville

Linville

While fall color is nearing its peak at higher elevations, locations below 4,000 feet, such as…

Beacon Heights Lot

Beacon Heights Lot

Fall color winds its way along the Blue Ridge Parkway, as pictured in this shot taken from…

Near Rough Ridge

Near Rough Ridge

Brilliant maple leaves greet a duo of motorcyclists on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Rough Ridge….

Camp Yonahnoka

Camp Yonahnoka

Fall color splashes in the lake at Camp Yonahnoka in Linville. (Photo by Skip Sickler) Despite…

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

The iconic Linn Cove Viaduct winds through a High Country autumn. With many leaves having…

Boone Fork Creek

Boone Fork Creek

Rains brought on from Hurricane Joaquin create a colorful fall cascade on Boone Fork Creek,…

Scheer Bluff Trail

Scheer Bluff Trail

One of Grandfather Mountain’s lesser known overlooks, Scheer Bluff offers a stunning view of…

Split Rock

Split Rock

The road up Grandfather Mountain grows increasingly colorful, as the foliage surrounding Split…

Stack Rock Creek

Stack Rock Creek

Stack Rock Creek cascades down the mountain side at Stack Rock Overlook, situated on the Blue…

MacRae Meadows

MacRae Meadows

Despite this week’s heavy rain, leaves are holding fast on Grandfather Mountain, as this photo…

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

A deer takes advantage of a break in the rain for some fall foraging on Grandfather Mountain….