Must See Fall Foliage Destinations

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These are your MUST SEE Fall Foliage Destinations in the beautiful Enchanted Mountains!!  The Enchanted Mountains roads will lead to views of hills and valleys covered by glorious miles of treetops, perfect for viewing the fall colors!  While other places boast that they are the best, a drive on the 86 from Randolph to Portville will prove that we are the better!

Here are the MUST SEE spots to stop for leaf peeping:

Rock City Park

Explore the gigantic rocks while climbing to a view above the treetops, then hiking the trail through the fallen leaves. View the Rock City Park photo gallery.

Griffis Sculpture Park

See the sculptures bask in the golden sun, the steel seemingly brightened by the color surrounding them.  Venture through the woods to find hidden sculptures or view the countryside from the top of the "Caste". View photos of Griffis Sculpture Park.

Allegany State Park

There's a reason why they book up early for the Fall season.  Families and friends have made it a yearly tradition to camp here to take in Autumn beauty, riding their bikes over the leaves, getting beautiful photos on the reflection of the lakes, or sitting by the campfire on the cool fall nights! View fall photos of Allegany State Park.

Sky High Adventure Park

View the leaves as you climb through them!  Find your way through the color as you venture over, around and on different obstacles. 

Zoar Valley

Watch the fallen leaves float lazily down the Catt Creek as you hike alongside.  Plan a picnic lunch or get in the last of the fall fishing!

Pfeiffer Nature Center

This is the perfect fall hiking spot with over 13 combined miles of trails.  View the sunset from one of the best spots in the County at their American Chestnut Log Cabin. View photos from Pfeiffer Nature Center.

Amish Trail

One of the best places to see the leaves, but a place you may not think of, is the Amish Trail along the Western side of the County.  Follow the back roads over the hills to see fields of hay being gathered.  Stop at the shops for goodies and gifts! Photos from along the Amish Trail.

So if you're looking for amazing fall views, look no further than the Enchanted Mountains!

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