10 Trails for Viewing Fall Foliage

A Selection of Leaf-Peeping Trails

Apple picking, crisp air and multicolored foliage. There’s something about autumn that warms our hearts as much as crackling fires warm our toes. Before entering winter's long nights and blankets of snow, trail users should embrace everything this transitional season has to offer. Here are 10 rail-trails across the United States that embody the sheer beauty of autumn.


1

Catskill Scenic Trail

New York

Photo by TrailLink user run jmc

2

Wood River Trail

Idaho

Photo by Dev Khalsa Photography Dev Khalsa

3

Kennebec Valley Trail

Maine

Photo courtesy The Forks Area Chamber of Commerce

4

Nashua River Rail Trail

New Hampshire/Massachusetts

Photo by TrailLink user navas.julio20

5

Clarion-Little Toby Trail

Pennsylvania

Photo by TrailLink user jdubohio

6

Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail

California

Photo by TrailLink user mrdave

7

Salem Lake Trail

North Carolina

Photo by TrailLink user tomwhite0827

8

Guest River Gorge Trail

Virginia

Photo by TrailLink user dawnsanders54

9

Henry Hudson Trail

New Jersey

Photo by TrailLink user fwzch

10

Ferry County Rail Trail

Washington

Photo by J. Foster Fanning, courtesy Ferry County Rail Trail Partners.

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