Here’s When Fall Foliage Will Peak This Year In Arizona And The Best Places To See It

With fall having just begun, the main question on everyone’s mind is when the leaves will start to change. The answer, at least for us here in Arizona, is very soon – in just a few weeks, to be exact. A hotter than usual end to summer will likely push peak season back just a tad, but we can still expect to start seeing those telltale amber, golden, and maroon shades around the middle of October.

Here’s everything you need to know along with some of our state’s most spellbinding displays:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Visit the Smoky Mountains website to see when your area of the state reaches its peak.

How many of these destinations have you visited during the fall? Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know your thoughts and recommendations. Check out our previous article for more spectacular foliage: The Fall Foliage At These 6 State Parks In Arizona Is Stunningly Beautiful.

Address: Inner Basin Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
Address: Snowbowl Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, USA
Address: Bill Williams Mountain, Williams, AZ 86046, USA
Address: W Fork Trail, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA
Address: Mogollon Rim, Arizona 85541, USA
Address: Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona 85619, USA