Valdese, NC – It’s that time of year again! Fall Color Tours will begin on October 15th this year. Fall Color Tours in the Pisgah National Forest and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Guided Tours depart Morganton at 11 am and return around 5 pm. Box lunch will be provided.

Due to COVID-19 we will have 50% occupancy on the trolley. All passengers including driver and guide are required to wear masks. The trolley will be thoroughly cleaned between trips.

To book your trip or to learn more about our COVID-19 practices visit them on Facebook at

Tickets are $45 plus tax and fees, for questions or information about our COVID safety precautions call the Burke County Visitors Center at (828)433-6793.

Three local hotels will be offering special rates for trolley riders. Please book at the links below to take advantage of their special offers!

Comfort Inn and Suites- Starting at $109 for trolley riders-

Fairfield Marriott- 10% off total stay –

Hampton Inn and Suites- $45 off per room night, call to book (828) 432-2000

For any questions or to book your trip, call the Burke County Tourism Office at (828)433 6793 or visit our website at