Hey it's fall Y'all

Hey it's fall Y'all

With the beginning of fall here great tree colors are on the way. 

here is a general elevation guide of when peak colors are to be expected followed by a link to Appalachian State University their department of biology has some great updated color reports throughout the leaf-peeping season.

  • Last Week of September- 6,000 Elevation (Mt Mitchell, Grandfather Mountain) 
  • 1st Week of October- 5,000 Elevation (Beech Mountain, Rough Ridge Trail MP 302.9)
  • 2nd Week of October- 4,000 Elevation (Banner Elk, Jumpingoff Rocks Trail MP 260.3) 
  • 3rd Week of October- 3,000 Elevation (Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson, Price Lake MP 297)
  • 4th Week of October- 2,000 Elevation (Wilkesboro, Stone Mountain State Park, Yadkin Valley Overlook MP 289.8)


Keep in mind it is a very popular time of the year for camping in the Carolinas so get your reservations in as early as possible. 

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