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

After a rough summer of drought and scorching temperatures, we’re ready for autumn. We’re so excited that we recently created a road trip through some of the state’s best fall foliage spots. But when is the best time to view the leaves? The folks at have created a Fall Foliage Prediction Map 2017. The interactive map shows the peak times for foliage all across the state. Read on to see when the best leaf-peeping for South Dakota will occur.

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:

What plans do you have for viewing this year’s fall foliage? Tell us in the comments!