27 Sep Autumn Foliage Report
Awesome Autumn Foliage Report
Fall leaf peeper’s and photographers wait on autumn foliage reports. Seeking out the beauty of fall. Guest from all over love autumn in Maine. It is a colorful season that brings on foliage changes from mid September to mid October. Get the latest fall foliage information by following us.
New England is famous for its fall color. With only 4 days left in September and fall colors about 15% leaf peeping season is just starting. Autumn foliage reports will be posted in our blog section so be sure to check back for foliage updates for 2015.
As of today, color is scattered. Overall foliage appears to be in 15% range with early leaf loss from the white birches and some maples. I have seen color changes up to 20 % in one week. Things are looking good for switch to colors coming on fast within the next few weeks. Just in the past week, the some reds have already turned to darker maroon foliage.
Greenville Maine was just recently named as one of the best places to see foliage by Trip Advisor. Foliage tours are available by steamship, and private tours into the surrounding mountains show case mountain side colors with scenic overlooks. Moosehead Lake is a special place of unspoiled beauty where even Maine residents from all over the state come to vacation in Greenville.
This year the state of Maine did not experience a typical New England Maine summer. Maine weather varied greatly with some areas seeing record rainfall to some areas seeing very little. Autumn foliage this fall will vary based on where you travel.
Northern Maine had a very dry summer. as of 4 days ago guests stated there is no color in the area. When driving to Greenville, they started seeing fall colors. We had periods of rain and days of sunshine.
We are seeing the Birch trees with higher then usually leaf loss. They always drop leaves first. Will have to see if the yellows come on. Once the color starts, we see changes up to 20% each week.
Enjoy every moment. Listen leaves rustling about and crickets. Watch for migration of birds, Take a walk on a covered woods trail dappled with foliage gems. Early fall leaf peepers are rewarded with vibrant colors and warmer days.
Autumn colors may not be widespread, but the reward of coming across patches of fall foliage is a treasured momentHere are a few photos taken during the last few days.
Stay tuned for autumn fall foliage reports and photos from the fall girl. Gotta go enjoy the day it is 60 degrees, sunny and the crickets are chirping.
In the mountains tour by Special T Adventures Fall Landscapes – photo credit Trevor Davis