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…

Over MacRae Meadows

Over MacRae Meadows

Fall color descends the slopes of Grandfather Mountain into the forests and valleys below….

U.S. 221

U.S. 221

Fall color begins to spread through the High Country’s lower elevations, as seen at this…

MacRae Meadows

MacRae Meadows

Golden leaves complement the sunshine in Grandfather Mountain’s MacRae Meadows, with the…

Boone Fork Creek

Boone Fork Creek

Seasonal color sits along the banks of Boone Fork Creek. The creek and its bridge — part of the…

Grandmother Mountain

Grandmother Mountain

The view from nearby Grandmother Mountain sees Grandfather Mountain draped in fall colors….

Parkway Boulder

Parkway Boulder

Fall color is in full swing along the High Country stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway, as…

Raccoon

Raccoon

A raccoon enjoys some mountain ash berries at Grandfather Mountain’s Half Moon Overlook….

Grandfather Lake

Grandfather Lake

Autumn casts a colorful reflection on Grandfather Lake, as fog shrouds Grandfather Mountain…

Atop Sphinx Rock

Atop Sphinx Rock

Fall color brightens the drive up Grandfather Mountain’s main road, as pictured from atop the…

Half Moon Overlook

Half Moon Overlook

Autumn is bursting with color at Grandfather Mountain’s Half Moon Overlook. Most of the foliage…

Camp Yonahnoka

Camp Yonahnoka

Fall colors and Grandfather Mountain cast their reflections in the lake at Camp Yonahnoka,…

Witch-Hazel

Witch-Hazel

Witch-hazel embraces the season near Grandfather Mountain’s Nature Museum. Despite its…

Near the Habitats

Near the Habitats

Fall color brightens the landscape around Grandfather Mountain’s environmental wildlife…

Linville River

Linville River

Golden leaves reflect off the Linville River in Linville, N.C., the town Grandfather Mountain…

Bass Lake

Bass Lake

Bass Lake in Blowing Rock grows even more picturesque, as fall color begins to brighten the…

Toe River

Toe River

Golden leaves brighten the landscape surrounding the Toe River in Newland. With temperatures…

Black Rock Parking Lot

Black Rock Parking Lot

Fall color enhances the vista from Grandfather Mountain’s Black Rock parking area. Although…

Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper sneaks into autumn, as seen from a Blue Ridge Parkway overpass over U.S. 221…