San Francisco October 09, 2017
Here Are The Best Times And Places To View Fall Foliage Around San Francisco
San Francisco has a warm fall, however the season does bring change. Even within San Francisco, but especially outside the city you’ll see beautiful foliage. Take a trip to these places to see beautiful foliage around the Bay area.
The Fall Foliage Prediction Map is an helpful tool that predicts when and where to view maximum foliage in Northern California and the nation.
By October 22, the San Francisco Bay area especially will be near the peak for best fall foliage colors.
The foliage will be a variety of colors by October 22, so start planning your autumn trips.
The colors and leaves start to change beautifully at the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park. This is the oldest public Japanese garden in the country.
Japanese Tea Garden Address:
Golden Gate Park, 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, 94118
Experience beautiful fall colors near the city at Point Reyes. The Samuel P. Taylor State Park is s one of the best Bay Area spots to enjoy fall foliage. Also, popular for its natural beauty throughout the year,
Samuel P. Taylor State Park address:
9037 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Point Reyes Station, 94956
Stunning fall colors in Napa Valley. This is a perfect time of year to drive out to Napa and check out the more rural spots in Sonoma, Napa, Calistoga, and all across the wine valley. Enjoy some wine too!
Napa Valley towns:
Napa, Calistoga, St. Helena, Yountville, Oakville
Check out the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens in Santa Rosa for unique and wonderful Fall foliage colors. This historical and beautiful spot is free and will be open for the month of October.
Luther Burbank Home and Gardens address:
204 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, 95404
If you want serene and beautiful foliage then the Portola Redwoods Park in La Honda is perfect. La Honda offers dazzling fall colors within the Santa Cruz Mountains and more.
Portola Redwoods State Park address:
1820 Portola State Park Road
La Honda, 94020
Check out the
Interactive Foliage Map provided by Smoky Mountains for the best foliage dates.
Have you been to any of these places? Let us know about your experiences. Share this story too! If you’re curious about natural spots that are overlooked in the city then check out
These 10 Underrated Lakes In Golden Gate Park.