Fall Color Guide


NC High Country Fall Color Guide 

CURRENT COLOR REPORTS 

The High Country of North Carolina offers the best in Leaf Peeping.  Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway with its views of peaks and valleys and visiting the small towns of the Blue Ridge Mountains can give you an elevation change that insures you see fall color at some point!   Here is a list of websites that are updated daily or weekly with current fall color conditions that can help you plan your trip: 

1. ASU FALL COLOR GUY

Read weekly fall color reports written by Appalachian State University‚Äôs Department of Biology. You can also view his Fall Color Map and essays on the science of fall leaf color.

 View a weekly updated SouthEast regional map of current fall color conditions
 Starting September 20th, the most popular outdoor attraction of the High Country will start posting daily photos of the current    
 fall color!  This is a great way to gauge the color change along the High Country section of the Blue Ridge Parkway!

WHERE TO PHOTOGRAPH FALL COLOR

The long range views offered on Blue Ridge Parkway peaks and overlooks can be awe inspiring in the fall and give anyone the photo bug.  But, have you ever thought of photographing a country backroad by bike?  Here is a list of our favorite fall color photography spots in the NC High Country:

1. TOP 10 HIGH ELEVATIONS of the HIGH COUNTRY

Looking for the ultimate view shot that will insure some fall color?  View this list of High Elevations in the NC High Country!

2. FALL DRIVES
    Looking for a good way to view the leaves this fall?  Take a country backroad where you can drive at a slower pace and pull off to   
    photograph a scenic pasture or river.   View our list of Top Country Backroad Drives  to give you a different view!
3. BIKE RIDES
    There is no better way to feel the crisp autumn air and take in the scent of fall than by bicycle.  View our list of Top Bike Rides in the 
    High Country, listing from easiest to most difficult.
4. MOTORCYCLE RIDES
    With grand views, winding roads and reasonable speed limits, High Country Motorcycle rides cannot be topped.  View our list of Top
     Motorcycle Rides in the High Country complete with interactive maps!
5. FALL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
    Make sure your pictures match your memories by following this list of 12 Fantastic Fall Photo Tips

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