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REPORT DATE: October 26, 2006

Rocky Mountain Region Fall Color Report 2006

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests

http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/gmug/

 

Aspen gold giving way to winter white in the Uncompahgre National Forest.  Photo taken by Jim Tambling, 2006.


Aspen gold giving way to winter white in the Uncompahgre
National Forest. Photo taken by Jim Tambling, 2006.

Estimated Percentage of Current Fall Foliage:

Fall color viewing has ended on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests due to recent high winds and heavy snowfall.

Areas with Greatest Amount of Color / Recommended Viewing Areas:

Fall color viewing has ended due to recent high winds and heavy snowfall.

 

Aspen gold giving way to winter in the Mt. Sneffels Range from Hwy 62 out of Ridgeway in the Uncompahgre National Forest.  Photo taken by Jim Tambling, 2006.


Aspen gold giving way to winter in the Mt. Sneffels
Range from Hwy 62 out of Ridgeway in the Uncompahgre
National Forest. Photo taken by Jim Tambling, 2006.

Estimated Peak Viewing Period:

Fall color viewing has ended due to recent high winds and heavy snowfall.

Viewing Suggestions:

Fall color viewing has ended due to recent high winds and heavy snowfall.

 

Fall color at Bridal Veil Falls, southeast of Telluride, on the Uncompahgre National Forest.  Photo taken by Bob McKeever, 2006.


Fall color at Bridal Veil Falls, southeast of Telluride,
on the Uncompahgre National Forest. Photo taken
by Bob McKeever, 2006.

Types of Trees Currently Changing Color:

Fall color viewing has ended due to recent high winds and heavy snowfall.

For more information on Fall Colors Please Contact:

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest Supervisor's Office at 970-874-6660 and the Front Desk personnel at the Norwood Ranger District: 970-327-4261.

Report submitted by Melanie Stenson.

 

 

 

 

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