Fall Foliage Photos: Images of the Washington, DC Area

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    Fall Foliage in the Washington DC Capital Region

    ••• Washington Monument with Fall Foliage. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Fall is a beautiful time of year in the Washington, DC area. Enjoy this photo gallery of the Washington, DC capital region. These images are a collaboration from About.com readers. If you have pictures of fall foliage that you would like to share, send an email to dc.about@outlook.com. Please include your name and the location of the photo. Thanks to all who have contributed to this gallery.

    For suggestions of where to view the fall colors, see Fall Foliage in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia

    The beautiful fall foliage surrounding the Washington Monument makes quite a sight!

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    Great Falls Park

    ••• Great Falls Park. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Great Falls Park offers wonderful views of the fall foliage with its fifty-foot cliffs overlooking the Potomac River.

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    U.S. Capitol Building - Fall Foliage

    ••• U.S. Capitol Building - Fall Foliage. Photo © Miller Taylor

    Many beautiful trees surround the U. S. Capitol Building. This is the view from 4th Street.

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    Black Hill Regional Park

    ••• Black Hill Lake, Boyds, Maryland. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Black Hill Regional Park is a beautiful 1,843-acre park located in Boyds, Maryland. The park is a great place to enjoy the fall foliage and lots of recreational activities. There is a lake, hiking and bike trails, a nature center, picnic areas, playgrounds, volleyball courts and a fitness course.

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    Shenandoah National Park

    ••• Shenandoah National Park. Photo &copy Virginia Tourism Corporation

    Shenandoah National Park is a 90 minute drive from Washington, DC. The Shenandoah Valley is a spectacular place to visit during the fall. The region is most known for its spectacular panoramic views along Skyline Drive, a 105-mile road that winds through the entire length of the park.

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    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    ••• Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    The Thomas Jefferson Memorial and the surrounding area is breathtaking during the fall season.

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    Cessna 172 at the Airpark in Gaithersburg

    ••• A Cessna 172 is coming in to land at the Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Photo &copy Rachel Bernheim

     The Gaithersburg Airport has beautiful trees surrounding it. 

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    Great Falls Park

    ••• Great Falls. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Enjoy another view of Great Falls during the fall season.

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    Shenandoah National Park

    ••• Shenandoah National Park. Photo &copy John Flowers

     Shenandoah Park is a fabulous place to visit to view the fall colors. 

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    National Gallery of Art - Fall Foliage

    ••• National Gallery of Art - Fall Foliage. Photo © Miller Taylor

    The trees outside of the National Gallery of Art are bright orange during the fall season.

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    Rock Creek Park

    ••• Rock Creek Park. Photo &copy Eran Gruss

    Rock Creek Park is Washington, DCs largest park stretching 30 miles from Montgomery County, Maryland to downtown. This a great place to enjoy an abundance of color during the fall season.

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    Rock Creek Park

    ••• Rock Creek Park. Photo &copy Eran Gruss

    Rock Creek Park has a variety of trees that offer brilliant orange and yellow colors during the fall season.

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    Shady Grove Metro Station in Rockville, Maryland

    ••• Shady Grove Metro Station in Rockville, Maryland. Photo &copy Kathy Jentz, Washington Gardener magazine

     Even the metro stations have beautiful surroundings this time of year!

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    Ducks in the Tidal Basin

    ••• Ducks in the Tidal Basin. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

     The Tidal Basin is beautiful during the fall season. 

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    Catoctin Lake

    ••• Catoctin Lake. Photo &copy Mark Rochman

    The Catoctin Mountain Park is a beautiful place to enjoy the fall colors. The park is located just north of Frederick, Maryland.

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    C & O Canal

    ••• C & O Canal. Photo & copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    The C & O Canal is a wonderful place to enjoy walking and bicycling during the fall.

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    ••• Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

     The battlefields of Gettysburg National Military Park are beautiful in the fall. This interesting place to visit is about 90 minutes from Washington, DC.

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    National Building Museum - Fall Foliage

    ••• National Building Museum - Fall Foliage. Photo © Miller Taylor

    The trees outside of the National Building Museum create a colorful landscape around this part of Washington, DC.

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    Greenbelt Park

    ••• Greenbelt Park. Photo &copy Chris Verhoff

     Located in Prince George's County, Maryland, Greenbelt park offers a nice green space to enjoy the fall foliage. 

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    Tidal Basin

    ••• Tidal Basin. Photo &copy Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    The Tidal Basin is full of vibrant colors in the fall season.

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    Prince William Forest Park

    ••• Prince William Forest Park. © www.visitpwc.com

    Vibrant colors fill the woods at Prince William Forest Park, a park in Northern Virginia.

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    Bull Run Golf Course

    ••• Bull Run Golf Course. © www.visitpwc.com

    Bull Run Golf Course in Haymarket Virginia is an especially beautiful place to enjoy the fall foliage.

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    Generals Ridge Golf Course

    ••• Generals Ridge Golf Course. © www.visitpwc.com

    Generals Ridge Golf Course in Manassas Park, Virginia

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    Shenandoah National Park

    ••• Shenandoah National Park. Photo &copy John Flowers

     Shenandoah National Park is a regional favorite to enjoy outdoor recreation and fall colors. 

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    Ginkgo Tree

    ••• Ginkgo Tree. Photo © Miller Taylor

    Ginkgo Trees are one of the more prevalent trees around the Washington, DC area. The leaves turn yellow during the fall season.

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    Laytonsville Barn

    ••• Laytonsville Barn. Photo © Nancy Hughes

    Laytonsville, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, has some great scenery during the fall season.

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    Catoctin Mountain Park

    ••• Catoctin Mountain Park. Photo © Nancy Hughes

    Catoctin Mountain Park, located in Frederick County, Maryland, is a beautiful place to hike and enjoy outdoor recreation during the fall season.

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    Laytonsville, Maryland

    ••• Laytonsville, Maryland. Photo © Nancy Hughes

    Laytonsville, Maryland, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, has beautiful rolling hills and vibrant colors during the fall season.

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    Rockville Antique Car Show

    ••• Rockville Antique Car Show. Photo © Mark Rochman

    The Rockville Antique Car Show is an annual event displaying hundreds of cars on the grounds of the Rockville Civic Center.

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    Buck Lodge, Maryland

    ••• © Nancy Hughes

    Fall colors on a farm in Buck Lodge, Maryland

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    Old Buck Lodge Road

    ••• © Nancy Hughes

    Fall Foliage along Old Buck Lodge Road, in Buck Lodge, Maryland

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    Sugarloaf Winery

    ••• © Nancy Hughes

    Fall foliage surrounds Sugarloaf Winery

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    George Washington Parkway

    ••• George Washington Parkway. Tanya Tingle

    The GW Parkway sure is beautiful during the fall season.

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    Potomac River

    ••• Fall Colors Along the Potomac River. © Tanya Tingle

    Looking across the Potomac River, the Netherlands Carillon stands out among the fall foliage.

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    Korean War Memorial

    ••• Korean War Memorial. © Tanya Tingle

    The Korean War Memorial is surrounding by beautiful trees and vibrant foliage during the fall season. 

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    Vietnam War Memorial

    ••• Vietnam War Memorial. © Tanya Tingle

    The Vietnam Memorial Wall is surrounded by a variety of colorful trees. 

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    Arlington National Cemetery

    ••• Arlington National Cemetery. © Tanya Tingle

     Arlington National Cemetery is a great place to visit during the fall season. 

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    Arlington National Cemetery

    ••• Arlington National Cemetery. © Tanya Tingle

    The fall foliage at Arlington is just beautiful. 

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    Lorton, Virginia

    ••• Lorton, Virginia. © Beck Dutiel

     What a gorgeous tree!

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    Lorton, Virginia

    ••• Cabbage in Lorton, Virginia. © Craig Dutiel

     Seasonal cabbage adds a burst of color to the fall landscape.