GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN — Leaves are turning more and more colorful as the High Country advances further into the fall season.

Take a look at photos along the Grandfather Trail accessed near the Mile-High Swinging Bridge at the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation on Oct. 9.

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With colder temperatures rolling into the High Country, leaves are turning multiple colors including yellow, orange and red.

Fall Colors

With colder temperatures rolling into the High Country, leaves are turning multiple colors including yellow, orange and red.

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Gorges and hollows in the High Country are turning shades of red, orange and yellow as fall envelopes the area.

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High elevations, such as around Grandfather Mountain, have elicited hues of red, orange and yellow in the past few days with more precipitation and cooler temperatures.

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Higher elevations make for earlier and brighter colors of fall.

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With colder temperatures rolling into the High Country, leaves are turn multiple colors including yellow, orange and red.

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Mountainsides at high elevations such as Grandfather Mountain have been displaying varied colors as leaves change from green to colors of orange, yellow and red.

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Pockets of colors are emerging at lower elevations from the high vantage point near Grandfather Mountain.

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Hillsides near the mile-high altitude of Grandfather Mountain in Linville are showing signs of the changing season, as green leaves are being transformed to shades of red, yellow and orange.

Fall Colors

With colder temperatures rolling into the High Country, leaves are turn multiple colors including yellow, orange and red.

Fall Colors

With colder temperatures rolling into the High Country, leaves are turn multiple colors including yellow, orange and red.

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