It’s Fall Y’all! That means apple picking, sweater weather, picnics, and beautiful fall foliage. Take advantage of the picture-perfect settings nature brings to us every year. We’ve rounded up the top spots for your photoshoots here in the Triangle.

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Location: Historic Oak View County Park, 4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610

A 27-acre park in the southeast part of Wake County. Enjoy the historic farmstead and lovely trees surrounding it. Don’t miss the goats and chickens that call the property home.

Location: Carpenter Farm Supply Co., 933 Morrisville Carpenter Rd, Cary, NC 27519

It is thought to be the only rural brick store building in continuous use in Wake County. It’s surrounded by beautiful trees making it a versatile spot for fall photos.

Location: Historic Yates Mills County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

Yates Mill is a fully restored, circa 1756 gristmill located five miles south of downtown Raleigh. Be careful not to slip on the rocks while getting the perfect waterfall backdrop.

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Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park, 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614

Professional photographers need to get a permit but there are plenty of beautiful spots around the 157 acres of land along Falls Lake.