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:
Read weekly fall color reports written by Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology. You can also view his Fall Color Map and essays on the science of fall leaf color.
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:
Looking for the ultimate view shot that will insure some fall color? View this list of High Elevations in the NC High Country!
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
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
4. MOTORCYCLE RIDES
With grand views, winding roads and reasonable speed limits, High Country Motorcycle rides cannot be topped. View our list of Top
5. FALL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
Make sure your pictures match your memories by following this list of 12 Fantastic Fall Photo Tips