Best National Parks for Fall Foliage

As vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows add new beautiful views to the parks, it’s a great time to head to some of the parks to see the foliage. Here are the best national parks for fall foliage.


Acadia National Park

The peak leaf season for fall foliage is during the first couple of weeks in October and worth the trip to Maine. A great way to see the foliage here is by driving the 27-mile loop road from the Hulls Cove Visitor Center.


Shenandoah National Park

If you’re looking for a new way to experience fall foliage, you will love the Fall Foliage Bike Festival here


Cuyahoga Valley National Park

One of the nation’s lesser-known parks is one of the best places to see fall foliage! With lush forest scenery all around, you can see fantastic foliage during the fall months here.


Grand Teton National Park

While most people associate this park with mountain peaks, wildlife, and shimmering lakes, it’s also one of the best parks to visit during the fall months.


Great Smoky Mountains National Park

You’ll be able to see the park’s fall foliage in the higher elevations as early as mid-September!


Zion National Park

During the fall, crowds start to taper off with the temperatures. The fall colors make their way through the park in late October and early November

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