Fall Colors: Blue Ridge Parkway
Autumn is near and it is a time to contemplate and enjoy spectacular landscapes where colors stand out. They are the colors of autumn, yellow, ocher and red. The Blue ridge Parkway is an amazing place to enjoy these landscapes and colors. The forests are seen with a very, very special beauty.
The Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) that connects the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and there is one of the best scenic drives in the United States where you can contemplate landscapes as wonderful as these:
Mabry Mill Fall Colors
Tunnel Near Ashville
Enjoying a sea of reds and yellows in the fall on the Blue Ridge parkway is a unique experience. . The trees begin to change color in mid-September. However, fall colors are generally at their peak between mid-October and early November.
There are beautiful displays of color from the more than 100 species of trees in the park, including sugar maples, oaks, red maples, and walnut trees.
Keep in mind that the Blue Ridge Parkway is so famous for its fall colors that there are many visitors during the last three weeks of October, causing traffic delays.
Linn Cove Viaduct
Blue Ridge Parkway Posters
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Blue Ridge Parkway Color of the Trees
|Common Name||Family||Fall Color|
|Alternate Lvd. Dogwood||Dogwood||Red|
|Big Tooth Aspen||Willow||Yellow|
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