Some great foliage hanging on in Buckeye State

November 10, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Even though the recent weather may have knocked off numerous leaves, there are still some patches of fall color throughout the Buckeye State, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

“It looks like we are still seeing some peak fall color conditions; however, due to the recent rainy and windy weather, a number of leaves have fallen,” said ODNR fall color forester Greg Smith. “Just because the colors may be fading doesn’t mean you cannot still have a great time outside enjoying the fall beauty of the Buckeye State.”

People interested in finding out where to find most eye-catching leaves throughout the upcoming fall color season should check out fallcolor.ohiodnr.gov/videos, Ohio’s official guide to the changing colors. The website includes weekly color updates and information to help plan a fall color adventure.

Weekly videos from ODNR naturalists highlighting fall color hot spots around the state and links to fall activities, scenic road trips, unique overnight accommodations at Ohio state parks and more.

To help visitors find those special autumn activities in Ohio, the Office of TourismOhio has created a new landing page, ohio.org/fallidays.

ODNR and TourismOhio encourage people to take fall color photos and upload them to social media using the hashtag #OhioFall18 and #FallidaysinOhio. Follow @ohiodnr and @OhioFindItHere on Twitter, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio. Find it Here. on Facebook and @ohiodnr, @ohstateparks and @ohiogram on Instagram to see more fall color photos.

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