Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See Wyoming Like Never Before
By Caryl|Updated on August 01, 2023(Originally published September 16, 2021)
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Autumn is an incredible time of year, truly the stuff of legends. It’s when the western landscape erupts in natural flame and when Wyoming paints itself in shades of red, yellow, and orange. It’s the time of year that the Cowboy State really shows off! You don’t want to miss an experience in the thick of fall’s natural colors throughout the state, which is why this fall foliage road trip takes you to some of the best fall foliage in Wyoming.
If you’re looking for peak fall foliage in Wyoming, it typically runs from the beginning of September to mid-October. This is perhaps the most magical time of year in the Cowboy State because of all the vibrant colors. To help you explore the fall colors in Wyoming, head on this road trip. You can see the best fall colors in Wyoming with our route, which you can find on Google Maps.
Make sure you don’t miss out on our fall foliage route! Click Check out Google Maps to follow along and experience the best fall foliage in Wyoming. Do you know of any other places in Wyoming where the fall foliage is spectacular? Make sure to leave your thoughts in the comments. Help fellow fall travelers out, friends! The fall colors in Wyoming are worth it!
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What is the best time to see peak fall foliage in Wyoming?
Peak fall foliage with differ from year to year, but a Wyoming autumn tends to show off from late September to mid-November.
Where are the best places in Wyoming to see the fall foliage?
Wyoming is perhaps one of the best states in the American West to indulge in an autumnal fall foliage tour. Yellowstone National Park, with its rivers, canyons, and famed geyser is perhaps the most popular spot to check out, but the city of Jackson and even Grand Teton National Park are also well worth the experience.
Yellowstone Lake provides a gorgeous juxtaposition between the intensity of the fall colors and the placid beauty of the water, which is highly photographable.
What are the best Wyoming hikes to take in the fall?
If you're looking for an easy fall hike, head to Grand Teton National Park and make the six-mile trip to Inspiration Point, a hike that has only garnered an "easy" rating for its mere 500-foot incline.
Putt Putt Trail is outside of Jackson, providing fiery hues without the crazy elevation gain.
Shadow Mountain Trail provides a moderate difficulty rating with a view of the Teton Range.