Autumn in Ohio is one of the most beautiful things you will ever see! Why not appreciate it by going for a drive or walk and enjoy the color of nature! There are many options for color tours throughout Lake, Cuyahoga and Geauga counties. To plan your timing for maximum enjoyment, the peak time to check out color is October and November. Some parks even have overnight lodging so you can make a weekend of it!
Here are a few places to check out:
Cuyahoga Valley National Park–https://www.nps.gov/cuva/index.htm
Places at this site include Towpath Trail, Tinkers Creek Gorge and the unforgettable view of Brandywine Falls. There is also a museum and exhibits at Boston and Peninsula. In addition, hike the scenic trails south of the Happy Days Lodge.
Chapin Forest Reservation–http://www.lakemetroparks.com/parks-trails/chapin-forest-reservation
Explore six miles of trails surrounded by mature beech, maple, oak, tulip and hemlock trees full of fall color along the Lucky Stone Loop Trail, Sharon Conglomerate ledges, and the Buckeye Trail!
Pete’s Pond Preserve–http://www.lakemetroparks.com/parks-trails/pete-s-pond-preserve
Explore the beautiful autumn foliage in this cooperative endeavor between Wickliffe City Schools and Lake Metroparks!
Did you know that the Ohio Department of Forestry has a weekly update on Fall Color? Find it here! https://ohiodnr.gov/wps/portal/gov/odnr/go-and-do/see-the-sights/fall-color/