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

According to fall color expert Dr. Howie Neufeld, travelers heading south of Linville will notice colors becoming more muted, with fewer red trees and more yellow specimens. Driving south past Little Switzerland and toward Mount Mitchell State Park, the colors begin to pick up again, Neufeld said.




of the Parkway.