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Warm days and cool nights create magnificent leaf color. If the weather forecast holds, colors should be showing up soon. This was taken at a Blue Ridge Parkway overlook between Bear Den and Linville Falls. Colors are just beginning to turn as we begin the 2020 leaf season. Stay tuned!
The Blue Ridge is spectacular year-round, however, leaf color forecasts predict a stellar season. A few colors have developed on Poplars, and other tree varieties, along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Today, green remains the dominant color.
The first day of fall has ushered in with questions about leaf color. The good news is that all the rain we've recently received will help to develop great color and the next four weeks will determine the depth of those colors. Keep an eye on this space for ...
It's official, September 14th kicks off the 2020 Bigfoot Scavenger Hunt! Celebrate the Beast of the Blue Ridge by participating in a fun activity that includes great prizes.
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