Celebrate Halloween at Grandfather Mountain! Activities will include nature programs, Halloween-themed crafts, a costume contest, trick or treating in the animal habitats, an animal enrichment and the chance to participate in an interactive program titled “Going Batty for Bats." (MORE)
A line of colorful maples stands outside the Old Cranberry School in Avery County, N.C., while windswept leaves create patterns along the ground. (Photo by Skip Sickler)
Areas around Linville Gorge, Hawksbill Mountain and Table Rock Mountain are looking very colorful this week, and color is still visible in the valleys as viewed from the High Country.