Monday, September 9, 2013

Follow autumn leaf color across the country with interactive map

"Autumn," writes Albert Camus, "Is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."

If you're among those who find fall is perhaps the most wistful but beautiful of seasons, than its certainly time for an RV road tour. Some of the largest tracts of autumn leaf-peeping lands are managed by the Forest Service. The Service is making it easy to track down where and when to catch the beauty of fall leaves.

Check out the Fall Colors 2013 campaign website where you can check on online map to see where leaves are coloring up. The map is clever, in that color codes shows in what stage the leaf color is. Green indicates not peaking, bright read indicates that leaves are at their peak, and brown, meaning the leave color riot is past peak. At the time of this writing, Maine was at the forefront of autumn color for this year.

If you're away from Internet access, you can take advantage of a toll free telephone hotline for information on colors at 800-354-4595.

1 comment:

  1. We were in Vermont last September/early October right when the red maples peaked. Amazing! A few days later all the reds were gone. We're going back in a week to do it all over again. We don't get colors like that out in California

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