Here are your 2023 Fall Foliage Map Predictions for New York State. Take a look at the timetable below to plan your leaf-peeping adventure this season.

This could be considered week 3 of the Fall Foliage season in New York State. Much of the State has at least started to change colors with certain regions approaching peak conditions and other in full-blown color explosion.

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It's Columbus Day Weekend and traditionally this is a great time to take a day trip and start to explore with some leaf-peeping. October 5th through October 9th would be a great time to head to the Adirondacks for the most wide-spread foliage as that region is nearing or at peak conditions.

There are typically 6 good fall-foliage weeks in New York State so you could say we are in the middle of the season now. Experts have said that this year's foliage could be slower to develop than usual. Here's a sample of what the entire state looks like heading into this weekend according to I Love NY.

Here are some New York regions to keep an eye on for nature's fireworks.

  • The Adirondacks: Peak by mid-October
  • The Catskills: Peak the first or second week of October
  • Capital Region: Peak by the third week of October
  • Central New York: Peak by the middle of October
  • Finger Lakes Region: Peak by late October
  • Greater Niagara: Peak by the last week of October
  • Hudson Valley: Peak by the third week of October
  • Long Island: Peak by November

Check out these maps to plan your fall foliage excursions. Keep checking back for updates!

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