With leaf-viewing in full swing in western North Carolina, the U.S. Forest Service invites visitors to use the National Forests in North Carolina Fall Foliage 2014 webpage to plan out their scenic drives and other activities in the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests.
The feature is posted at http://www.fs.usda.gov/nfsnc, click on “Fall Foliage in Western North Carolina – 2014.”
The webpage describes picturesque drives and popular locations for viewing mountain plants at high, middle and low elevations this fall. For example, driving along NC 28 and 143 in Graham County from Fontana Village to Stecoah Gap will allow visitors to see autumn's splendor at the mid-elevation level. The webpage also includes links to webcams, maps and other useful online sources.