What's happening in December?December weather is typically mild and sunny day temps average in the low 50s making it easy to enjoy hiking, waterfall, or biking trails. Lake James State Park, Mt. Mitchell State Park, Chimney Rock State Park, and South Mountains State Park are all open ...
We're approaching the end of the 2020 leaf season. This week our higher elevations have lost the majority of their color. Lower elevations with southern slopes remain very colorful.
Over the weekend, as predicted, leaf color peaked right on time for those areas located above 3,000 feet. The areas are north of Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 316, in the Grandfather, Blowing Rock, Boone areas.
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