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October 6th - Fall Leaf Report

This morning's drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway, included the section north of Linville Falls. Today, the REDS are beginning to come out.  A few Maples and Sycamores are adding to the color scheme, with approximately 30% of leaves showing their fall coats. Check out our Facebook page ...

Sept. 29th - Fall Leaf Report

Today's travels focused on the region between Linville Falls and Little Switzerland, Mileposts 316 and 334. It's a gorgeous day, perfect weather for a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  This image was taken around Milepost 324, opening to views of Table Rock and Hawk's Bill.

Sept. 22nd - Fall Leaf Report

Today's trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway focused on the region between the Linville Falls Visitor Center and the Orchard at Altapass (Mileposts 316 to 328).  As you can see, we have lots of green leaves remaining on the trees.  Between last Friday and today, I did notice trees ...

Sept. 15th - Fall Leaf Report #1

The first fall leaf report of 2017 reveals there are PLENTY of leaves on our trees, following Hurricane Irma. We are grateful! Today's road trip focused on the DiamondbackNC/aka NC Hwy. 226-A, with stops at the Alpine Inn and downtown Little Switzerland.  

Fall Color

Do you have fall reservations? This year's leaf forecast predicts an early season, we'll see. Watch for our weekly leaf reports, beginning September 18th. We'll begin this year's reports in Little Switzerland, NC.  

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