Happy first day of fall!
One of the best things about New England in the fall is seeing the leaves change color! Wondering what kind of foliage to expect this year?
The estimated date of peak foliage in Connecticut is expected to be October 3 – November 8.
When you head out to take a look, check the Fall Foliage Map first! It’s the ultimate visual planning guide to the changing of the leaves. While no tool can be 100% accurate, this is meant to help travelers better time their trips to have the best opportunity of catching peak color each year.
Below are a few great places in Connecticut to view the fall foliage:
- Mianus River State Park, Stamford
- Macedonia Brook State Park, Kent – Cobble Mountain
- Mohawk State Forest, Cornwall
- Pachaug State Forest, Voluntown – Mt. Misery Overlook
- Peoples State Forest, Barkhamsted – Chaugnam Lookout
- Talcott Mountain State Park, Simsbury – Heublein Tower
- Mt. Tom State Park, Litchfield
- Dennis Hill State Park, Norfolk
- Goodwin Conservation Center, on Route 6 in Hampton
Find tips for leaf peeping here!