Bright, Beautiful Fall Colors Spreading Across New York State

Columbus Day Weekend offers peak leaf peeping in Adirondacks, Catskills, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Central New York regions

Foliage Update for the Week of October 3-9

This is the fourth 2012 FALL FOLIAGE REPORT for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. FALL FOLIAGE REPORTS are issued every Wednesday afternoon.

Albany, N.Y. – Leaf peeping and Columbus Day weekend go hand in hand, and this year’s holiday weekend will offer some of the best foliage viewing opportunities in New York State in years, according to observers for Empire State Development’s I LOVE NEW YORK program. Peak colors are spreading from the Adirondacks to the Catskills, the Chautauqua-Allegheny and Central New York regions, with near-peak and midpoint color in many other areas.

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