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Autumn is once again upon us with the equinox happening on September 22. For those who are hoping to get out and see the changing colors, the Farmers Almanac predicts the following peak times:

September 15-30

Leaves changing during 2020 on Ohio Pass located between Crested Butte and Gunnison. Photo by Brooke Gilmore

  • Steamboat & Flat Tops
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

September 17-Oct. 1

  • Aspen
  • Grand Mesa
  • Gunnison
  • Sawatch Range

September 19- Oct. 3

  • Northern San Juan Mountains
  • Southern San Juan Mountains
  • Sangre De Cristo


  • Denver

The Farmers Almanac also predicts that Peak fall colors will occur October 5 through October 14 in Colorado. For those who can’t get away for the weekend or just enjoy watching the colors change, the Chaffee County Visitors Bureau offers live cameras to stay up to date on the progress of the foliage in Buena Vista and Salida.