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Fall Foliage in the Southeast - Typical Fall Color Peak Periods


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West Virginia - Peak Fall Color Guide
Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia

Vibrant Fall Foliage at Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia

Photo Credit: David E. Fattaleh / Steve Shaluta, Jr. - Courtesy of the WV Division of Tourism
West Virginia, the Mountain State, is a wonderful destination for fall road trips, fun festivals and more. According to this Map from the WV Division of Forestry Web Site, typical periods for peak fall foliage in West Virginia are:
  • Eastern Panhandle and Neighboring Counties (excluding the northern most Panhandle areas) - Late September to Early October
  • Central and Northwestern Regions - Mid October
  • Southeastern and Southern Regions - Late October
  • Northern Panhandle Regions - Late October
Additional West Virginia Fall Foliage Information:Reminder: These average peak periods are based on previous years and do not necessarily reflect the peak fall foliage periods of the current year. In order to avoid disappointment, be sure to obtain updated fall foliage information before making you final travel plans.

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