New England Fall Foliage Reports

Check the Latest Leaf Alerts Online During the 2016 Fall Foliage Season

The Internet is a great resource for timely information, and if you're looking to stay abreast of changing fall foliage conditions in New England this autumn, the links below will provide regularly updated reports on the progress of the fall season. Most of the New England states will begin sharing updated fall foliage reports in late September or early October 2016.

If you prefer to call on the phone for information, consult this list of New England Fall Foliage Report Hotlines.

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    New England Fall Foliage Reports
    ••• Before you set out on a New England adventure, check the latest fall foliage reports. © 2013 Kim Knox Beckius

    The Weather Channel provides regular updates online showing which New England areas are starting to show colors, which are near or at peak and which are past peak. Their maps will give you an overall sense of how the fall season is progressing in New England and where your best bets are for seeing peak fall foliage on any given day.

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    Peak Fall Foliage in CT
    ••• Vibrant peak fall foliage at historic Washington Hill United Methodist Church in Barkhamsted, CT. © 2013 Kim Knox Beckius

    The Connecticut Bureau of Forestry provides regular reports on current foliage conditions statewide, along with projections on how the season will progress. It is estimated peak foliage for 2016 will arrive in various regions of the state between October 9 and November 6.

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    Fall in Bethel, Maine
    ••• Fall is stunning in Bethel, Maine, when you time your travels just right. Danita Delimont / Getty Images

    The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry updates foliage conditions throughout the state every Wednesday from mid-September through mid-October.

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    William Cullen Bryant Homestead
    ••• The drive leading to the William Cullen Bryant Homestead in Cummington, Massachusetts, is lined with lovely fall leaves. Courtesy of The Trustees

    The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism is taking a real-time approach to fall foliage reports in 2016. The Massachusetts Instafoliage Map features live streaming foliage cams positioned strategically throughout the state.

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    New Hampshire Fall Foliage Tracker

    New Hampshire foliage
    ••• Check New Hampshire's fall foliage report before you head for the mountains. Cappi Thompson / Getty Images

    The New Hampshire Division of Travel & Tourism Development offers the latest information on predicted fall foliage conditions in the state's seven regions, based on historic data tracking.

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    Peacham VT - Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival
    ••• Peacham in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is worth going out of your way when reports say colors are at their best. Photo by David P. McMasters / Courtesy of Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing

    The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing provides weekly updates via email on changing color conditions statewide. Discover the week's best bets before you set out to leaf peep in Vermont by subscribing to these free alerts online.

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    Hudson Valley foliage
    ••• New York's Hudson Valley. steve007 / Getty Images

    Keep up with detailed weekly foliage reports from the New York State Department of Economic Development this fall. Foliage updates begin September 14, 2016.