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Thank you for visiting the U.S. Forest Service's 2014 Fall Colors Web pages with a new focus on social media. We have some very useful tools to help plan your adventure to see fall trees and wildflowers this autumn. As the fall season progresses, check back regularly for new and exciting content!

Fall Colors Progression

This map of fall color indicators is based on eyewitness accounts and represents a general overview. It is not an exact representation of peak leaf color. Please check with your local officials to verify exact peaking days. For a static map of leaf peaking go to road tripper. (accessible data table)

Color Description
Green [Green, 1] Summer green to beginning to turn.
Orange [Orange, 2] Majority of leaves are changing to peak colors.
Brown [Brown, 3] Past peak but some colors may remain


Kids having fun - Link to Fall Colors Kids AreaScientist seeing through a microscope -  Fall Colors Science AreaNewspaper and  Reading Glasses -  Link to Fall Colors Story area

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