Here Are The Best Times And Places To View Ohio's Fall Foliage In 2023
By Sarah McCosham|Published September 01, 2023
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While there’s much to love about summer in Ohio, fall is a special time of year in the Buckeye State. As August turns to September and September tumbles into October, Ohioans are treated to not only cobalt blue skies and crisp temps, but also a kaleidoscope of fall foliage and color. In my corner of the Buckeye State, there are tons of mature trees and I love tracking their shift from verdant green to golden yellow, pumpkin orange, and crimson red on my daily walks with the dog. Wondering When do the leaves change color in Ohio? You’re in luck! Our friends at Smoky Mountains have released their annual Fall Foliage Prediction Map for the US; here’s when you can expect the leaves to change and “peak” fall foliage to happen in Ohio: