Virginia Fall Color at 4000 feet

This maple tree on US 58 shows off it's fall color.
This maple tree on US 58 shows off it's fall color.

Yesterday we went west on US 58 and found splendid color in the elevations above 4000 feet. The scenery between Mouth of Wilson, VA and Damscus, VA was very colorful - what a nice ride.

 

Nice color at elevations above 4000 feet near Grayson Highlands State Park in SW Virginia.
Nice color at elevations above 4000 feet near Grayson Highlands State Park in SW Virginia.
This highway has lots of color this weekend. You can take US 58 across southern Virginia.
This highway has lots of color this weekend. You can take US 58 across southern Virginia.

 

"Near Mount Rogers and Whitetop Mountain, Virginia's two highest mountains, Grayson Highlands SP offers scenic views of alpine-like peaks more than 5,000 feet high. Facilities include a visitor center, campgrounds, and hiking trails leading to waterfalls and overlooks. Scenic horse trails and a horse camping area with electric and water hookups, stables and parking for trailers are available. The park provides year-round access to the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail."  http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/grayson-highlands#general_information


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