Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain

Autumn view from Flat Rock towards Grandfather Mountain, showing the Blue Ridge Parkway. Location: NC, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Flat Rock Overlook, MP 308. [ref. to #245.268]
Autumn view from Flat Rock towards Grandfather Mountain, showing the Blue Ridge Parkway. Location: NC, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Flat Rock Overlook, MP 308. [ref. to #245.268]
North Carolina: Northern Mountains Region, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain Section, Beacon Heights Overlook, MP 305, View of Grandfather Mountain in fall colors [Ask for #214.064.]
North Carolina: Northern Mountains Region, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain Section, Beacon Heights Overlook, MP 305, View of Grandfather Mountain in fall colors [Ask for #214.064.]
The Linn Cove Viaduct viewed from its northeastern end on the east slope of Grandfather Mtn. Location: NC, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Linn Cove Viaduct, MP 304. [ref. to #214.071]
The Linn Cove Viaduct viewed from its northeastern end on the east slope of Grandfather Mtn. Location: NC, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Linn Cove Viaduct, MP 304. [ref. to #214.071]
NC: Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain Section, Linn Cove Viaduct, MP 304, viewed from Milepost 303 on Grandfather Mountain [Ask for #214.074.]
NC: Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain Section, Linn Cove Viaduct, MP 304, viewed from Milepost 303 on Grandfather Mountain [Ask for #214.074.]
Mile High Suspension Bridge on Grandfather Mountain, viewed from cliffs. Location: NC, Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park. [ref. to #235.072]
Mile High Suspension Bridge on Grandfather Mountain, viewed from cliffs. Location: NC, Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park. [ref. to #235.072]
NC: Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park, Switchbacks on approach road, mid-way up mountain. View east towards Grandfather Mountains Highlands Games, in bkgd. [Ask for #235.069.]
NC: Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park, Switchbacks on approach road, mid-way up mountain. View east towards Grandfather Mountains Highlands Games, in bkgd. [Ask for #235.069.]
Grandfather Mountain Park, Native Animal Habitat Area. Panther, with furry toy. Location: NC, Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park. [ref. to #235.087]
Grandfather Mountain Park, Native Animal Habitat Area. Panther, with furry toy. Location: NC, Avery County, Linville Area, Grandfather Mountain Park. [ref. to #235.087]
Split rail fences cut through the meadows lined by forests in fall colors. Location: NC, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville River Picnic Area, MP 317, Linville River Meadows. [ref. to #237.679]
Split rail fences cut through the meadows lined by forests in fall colors. Location: NC, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville River Picnic Area, MP 317, Linville River Meadows. [ref. to #237.679]
The Inn At Ragged Gardens. Interior; guest parlor. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge, Blowing Rock. [ref. to #237.194]
The Inn At Ragged Gardens. Interior; guest parlor. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge, Blowing Rock. [ref. to #237.194]
Crippen's Country Inn & Restaurant. Owners Jimmy & Carolyn Crippen enjoy a glass of wine in their restaurant. MOD. & PROP. REL. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge, Blowing Rock. [ref. to #237.199]
Crippen's Country Inn & Restaurant. Owners Jimmy & Carolyn Crippen enjoy a glass of wine in their restaurant. MOD. & PROP. REL. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge, Blowing Rock. [ref. to #237.199]
Cone Manor House, now a craft arts center. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park. [ref. to #214.086]
Cone Manor House, now a craft arts center. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park. [ref. to #214.086]
View of Price Lake from Boone Fork Ovlk. Maple tree in yellow fall colors; MP 298. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Julian Price Park, Price Lake Area, MP 298. [ref. to #214.080]
View of Price Lake from Boone Fork Ovlk. Maple tree in yellow fall colors; MP 298. Location: NC, Watauga County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Julian Price Park, MP 298. [ref. to #214.080]
Linville Falls, at the head of Linville Gorge, from Chimney View Overlook. Location: NC, Burke County, The Blue Ridge Parkway. [ref. to #220.052]
Linville Falls, at the head of Linville Gorge, from Chimney View Overlook. Location: NC, Burke County, The Blue Ridge Parkway. [ref. to #220.052]
View over Linville Gorge and The Chimneys, from cliffs lining the east rim of the gorge; mountain laurel in bloom. Location: NC, Burke County, Pisgah National Forest, Linville Gorge Wilderness. [ref. to #237.412]
View over Linville Gorge and The Chimneys, from cliffs lining the east rim of the gorge; mountain laurel in bloom. Location: NC, Burke County, Pisgah National Forest, Linville Gorge Wilderness. [ref. to #237.412]
View towards Altapass Orchards, framed by oak trees in fall colors. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, North Cove Valley Overlook (MP 327). [ref. to #237.830]
View towards Altapass Orchards, framed by oak trees in fall colors. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, North Cove Valley Overlook (MP 327). [ref. to #237.830]
Ripe apples on the bough, in a heritage orchard on the crest of the Blue Ridge; Linville Mountain in the bkgrd. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Altapass Orchards (MP 329). [ref. to #237.657]
Ripe apples on the bough, in a heritage orchard on the crest of the Blue Ridge; Linville Mountain in the bkgrd. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Altapass Orchards (MP 329). [ref. to #237.657]
View east across the Catawba River Valley, towards Linville Mountain, showing the overlook; spring buds on trees. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Chestoa View Overlook (MP 321). [ref. to #232.340]
View east across the Catawba River Valley, towards Linville Mountain, showing the overlook; spring buds on trees. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Chestoa View Overlook (MP 321). [ref. to #232.340]
View of upper section of falls; late summer. Location: NC, Yancey County, Pisgah National Forest, The Black Mountains, Roaring Fork Falls, near Busick. [ref. to #235.225]
View of upper section of Roaring Fork Falls; late summer. Location: NC, Yancey County, Pisgah National Forest, The Black Mountains. [ref. to #235.225]
North Carolina: Northern Mountains Region, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Section, Flat Rock Overlook, MP 308, Summer wildflowers & rhododendrons on rocky bald on crest of Flat Rock. [Shallow focus on frgd] [Ask for #232.494.]
North Carolina: Northern Mountains Region, Avery County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Section, Flat Rock Overlook, MP 308, Summer wildflowers & rhododendrons on rocky bald on crest of Flat Rock. [Shallow focus on frgd] [Ask for #232.494.]
NC: McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Spruce Pine Section, North Cove Valley Overlook (MP 327), Early morning view [Ask for #220.264.]
NC: McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Spruce Pine Section, North Cove Valley Overlook (MP 327), Early morning view [Ask for #220.264.]
Sunrise viewed from The Blue Ridge; farmhouse and apple orchard (winter) in frgd. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Altapass Orchards (MP 329). [ref. to #232.005]
Sunrise viewed from The Blue Ridge; farmhouse and apple orchard (winter) in frgd. Location: NC, McDowell County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Altapass Orchards (MP 329). [ref. to #232.005]
NC: Burke County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls, Linville Falls, View across Linville Gorge towards cliffs by the Lower Falls, with a family playing in the water at the foot of the cliffs [Ask for #252.424.]
NC: Burke County, The Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls, Linville Falls, View across Linville Gorge towards cliffs by the Lower Falls, with a family playing in the water at the foot of the cliffs [Ask for #252.424.]
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