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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, Science and Stories

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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