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Fall Foliage and Good Weather in US

Rocky Mountain National Park in the Fall with its Spectacular Colours (Source: USA Today)

The sky is clear, temperatures are mild or seasonal, and leaves are at their best in most of the US this weekend, watch out where to best witness fall foliage.

One of the best ways to take in the changing colors of autumn is to go canoeing or kayaking on Lake Ovid in Sleepy Hollow State Park in Clinton County. The wide lake with no wake is a favorite spot for anglers and paddlers alike, and the paths that round the lake and go through the park offer yet another option to take in the breathtaking fall foliage that has only recently begun to appear. (Source: USA Today)

Fall Foliage in the Country this Weekend

Not everywhere—the northeast is scheduled for rain and clouds. The prognosis isn’t alarming for most of the country. Fall foliage colors are still visible across the country this weekend. Saturday and Sunday are peak viewing days in most areas, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. In more than 30 states, Saturday or Sunday is peak season, according to Almanac figures. Northern U.S. regions may be the past peak, and most of the South is still less colorful. Visit when leaves are at their height and avoid rainy and windy days since they grow soggy, according to the Almanac. Clouds can enhance color contrast, according to the Almanac.

READ ALSO: Heavy Rain in NYC Bought by Tropical Storm Philippe; Residents are Advised for Flood Watch

Where are the best fall foliage spots?

Still not leaf-peeping? USA TODAY readers voted on the best sites to see the phenomena of best fall foliage spots nationwide.

  1. Upper Michigan Peninsula
  2. Taos, NM
  3. Pennsylvania Poconos
  4. New Hampshire White Mountains
  5. Gatlinburg, TN
  6. Colorado Aspen
  7. Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands
  8. Ozark Mountains, AR
  9. Stowe, VT
  10. Door County, WI

The National Park Service recommends stopping to watch the forests change color. The agency recommends being mindful of your surroundings when visiting animal parks and watching your steps when trekking. It recommends visiting these national parks to see yellow, red, orange, and brown. National Weather Service forecast maps show bright skies on Saturday across most of the country except the northeast, Midwest, Pacific Coast, and southwest. New England and Mid-Atlantic residents are experiencing another rainy weekend. Eastern seaboard, Great Lakes, and Pacific Ocean states should receive seasonal temperatures, but large parts of the country will be warmer than average this weekend.

READ ALSO: Severe Storm Forecast in Pacific Northwest

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