Oct. 18 Report - Stone Mountain State Park

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Janet PearsonOct. 18 Report - Stone Mountain State Park

Oct. 18, 2013, Summit of Stone Mountain.

We still have a lot of green leaves throughout the park. However, we are beginning to see more color along our creeks and river. Tulip poplar trees are turning gold and the dogwoods, sourwoods and blackgums are turning a nice red color. During the next week, we expect a gradual increase in color with the oaks and hickories. We should see peak color at the end of next week or early the following week.

For more information about visiting this location, go to North Carolina State Parks and Wilkes County Tourism.

Janet Pearson

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