Fall Colors WNC Appalachian Mountains

September 28 – October 5: Peak for highest elevations in NC above 5,000 ft. This is mainly the run north of Asheville. Biltmore Estate Gardens Winery & Spa ,  Craggy Gardens and  Mount Mitchell State Park near by hiking trails Appalachian & Blue Ridge Mountains, Pisgah National Forest and  Roan Mountain close to NC TN Border is is a must see if this time frame is your choice to see fall foliage. As the time draws near, the Parkway has an information line that you can call to hear the latest Fall Color Report: (828) 298-0398

October 5 – 16 : Peak time for areas above 4,000 ft. The Blue Ridge Parkway is still your best bet. This is peak time for the majority of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Fall Colors