Linn Cove Viaduct

Click here for the 2012 fall color gallery

Click here for the 2012 fall color gallery

The fall color is coming in nicely at the Linn Cove Viaduct and will continue to do so this weekend.  The area around Grandfather Mountain is peaking right now down to about 4,000 feet with a more widespread peak expected next weekend for the portions of the region above 3,000 feet.  (Photo by Monty Combs)

This weekend is Autumn at Oz on Beech Mountain (another high elevation with great color right now).  Other weekend events include the Ghost Train Halloween Festival at Tweetsie Railroad, the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival in North Wilkesboro and Art in the Park in Blowing Rock.  For more information on area events or to plan a trip to the NC High Country please visit www.mountainsofnc.com.

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  • It was first rate fun for our entire family of four (2-adults 2-girls ages 3-yrs & 7-yrs old) from the time we pulled up to the front gate til we had to sadly leave. Your staff at Grandfather Mountain went above and beyond to make our visit even more special! I was impressed as to how much a family can do. We will be back!!! Thank you!!!
    Richard
    Gastonia, NC
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