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Wisconsin fall color report: last shot for brilliant foliage

Updated: October 19, 2020

Wisconsin fall colors are entering the home stretch, with leaves hitting a peak across the state. The season is transitioning quickly—now is the time to bring out a toasty sweater or warm coat when you take in the last of the color show. The best remaining colors are in the southern areas of the state, although remnants of color can be found throughout the state.

Keep this page bookmarked for the latest fall color reports, which will be updated weekly. Want to see what’s going on for yourself? Check out these Wisconsin webcams.

Note: Please check with individual businesses like restaurants and lodging properties for information on any changes in hours or services due to COVID-19..

Keep this page bookmarked for the latest fall color reports, which will be updated weekly. Want to see what’s going on for yourself? Check out these Wisconsin webcams.

Note: Please check with individual businesses like restaurants and lodging properties for information on any changes in hours or services due to COVID-19.

 

Northwest

100% peak

Expected peak: 1st-2nd week of October

The Northwoods is past full peak, although trails and lakes are open for recreation. Destinations like Winter, Ashland and Rusk County are still places to enjoy late fall fishing, ATVing and hiking.

Don’t miss these gorgeous spots:

 

Northeast

100% peak

Expected peak: First two weeks of October

The Niorthwoods has passed peak—some areas have even had short-lived snow. It’s still a great time to be outdoors enjoying a late season bike ride or a forest hike.

Here are some scenic spots to explore:

Southeast

80%-100% peak

Expected peak: 3rd week of October

The best colors of the season have arrived in southern Wisconsin and recent brisk winds have leaves falling fast. It’s a perfect time to take in the dramatic late fall beauty of the Lake Michigan shoreline or escape to a scenic trail.

Don’t miss these fall outdoor destinations:

 

Southwest

85% – 100%  peak

Expected peak: 3rd week of October

The final colors are popping in the southwest area of the state. See the last trees bust with color on a scenic driving tour or in a tranquil park.

Don’t miss these outdoor spots: