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Red Fall Leaves at Sunrise

2014 Blue Ridge Fall Color Forecast: Why "red" is a big deal this year

Asheville travel packages, weekly color reports & the science behind fall color Landscape in red: Biologists and weather experts report that fall color forecast factors may align for an electric pop of red foliage amid the Blue Ridge Mountain autumnal spectrum. Why is red, in particular, such a big deal? 3D technology, satellite flyovers and time lapse photography at FallintheMountains.com

Where to Find Peak Fall Color Right Now

Where to Find Peak Fall Color Right Now

Weekly Foliage Reports Now Available. Asheville boasts one of the longest fall color seasons in the country (maybe even the world) with fall foliage beginning to show on the highest elevations in late September. The color then spreads down and across the mountains during October and into the lower valleys and fothills in early November. Here's a 3D satellite visual for how the color progresses

Extended Peak Color

Extended Peak Color

Fall Forecast and Color Report: November 2, 2012  For all of you fall leaf looking procrastinators out there, you're in luck. An extended peak season is in effect for elevations below 2,500' feet in the mountains. The week ahead has temperatures rising into the mid-60s and lots of sunshine. Here are some ways you can get outside and enjoy it!  Where to find the best fall color This

Fall Color Rolling Down The Mountains

Fall Color Rolling Down The Mountains

Asheville  Fall Color Forecast for the Week of October 11, 2012. Grandfather Mountain - Photo by Skip Sickler Cooler weather passed through Asheville this week setting the wheels in motion for peak color in the lower elevations. Reports are coming in from around the Blue Ridge Mountains that indicate fall foliage will be visible not only on the higher elevations, but also across the lower

Exploding Colors

Exploding Colors

Fall Color Forecast for the Week of October 4, 2012. The Asheville area is starting to see splashes of autumn hues around the city, but where are the most brilliant displays of fall foliage? This week, we asked our fungi foraging friend, Alan Muskat , to tell us the most scenic spots around the Blue Ridge Mountains for fall color.  Read the report to learn your best bets for food, music,

Photo of the Day: Red Ridge Parkway?

Photo of the Day: Red Ridge Parkway?

The Blue Ridge Parkway  emanates a warm red glow in this photo by Helen Moss Davis . Fall leaf color is currently peaking from 3,000 - 3,500 feet and will be spreading lower in the valley over the next week. With temperatures slated to dip this week you'll want to plan accordingly for your trek.  Now is the time to catch incredible color in the mountains! Be sure to keep up to date

Photo of the Day: First Signs of Fall

Photo of the Day: First Signs of Fall

We may be a couple of weeks away from the official start of Autumn, but as you can see in this photo taken by Jennifer Mesk , the colors are creeping in. This photo was snapped at Graveyard Fields off the Blue Ridge Parkway . Learn more about this year's fall forecast and where you can go to see vibrant color.

Asheville Fall Color Report for November 5

Asheville Fall Color Report for November 5

Still Plenty of Fall Color in Asheville If you're traveling this way, there is still plenty of fall color in Asheville and the surrounding area. Leaves have fallen at the highest elevations, opening up views that had previously been obscured. Meanwhile, nature continues to paint the trees in Asheville with her fall palette. Biltmore's director of horticulture Parker Andes observes, "Sugar Maples,

Asheville Fall Color Report for October 28

Asheville Fall Color Report for October 28

Soaring through fall color with Navitat Canopy Adventures - photo by Mike Belleme Peak Fall Color in Downtown Asheville The weather forecast calls for sunshine and temperatures in the 60s through the weekend and Asheville’s fall color could not be more vibrant! Most of the maples, dogwoods, sourwoods and birches have transformed into a brilliant spectrum of orange, red and yellow. A handful of

Fall Color Report for October 14

Fall Color Report for October 14

It's been cooling off in Western North Carolina, which is why color change has accelerated so rapidly this week. A cold front coming in this weekend will continue to spur things right along. Peak Color at Highest Elevations Fall is in full swing up at the highest elevations above 5,500 feet, while elevations above 3500 feet are rapidly approaching peak color. A drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway