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Here Are The Best Times And Places To View Fall Foliage In Iowa

Has anyone else noticed that it’s dark before 8 pm now? While it’s tough to see such a beautiful summer fade into fall, one of the perks of autumn here in Iowa is the beautiful show we get to witness as the leaves change from green to yellow, orange, and red.

There are certain places in Iowa that are ideal for fall foliage viewing. It can be difficult to time your trip just right, though. This Fall Foliage Prediction Map is an interactive tool that will help you understand when and where to see the most dramatic autumn colors.

You can access the map here. Drag the date marker along the bottom of your screen to see the colors on the map change.

Do you have a favorite fall drive where you can see the best foliage Iowa has to offer?

Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.