Just because summer is over doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the outdoors! Maine + New Hampshire provide a front-row show of the changing of the seasons and some of the best leaf peeping around! Don’t just take our word for it, visit our top leaf peeping spots and see for yourself.
Bradbury Mountain State Park, Pownal, ME
Enjoy exceptional views of surrounding forests and Casco Bay’s Calendar Islands. The foliage color peak usually occurs in late September to mid-October.
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport, ME
The Northern Lopp Trail presents an exceptionally bright yellow display that normally peaks in mid-October!
Ferry Beach State Park, Saco,ME
The park’s trail system offers views of the park’s tupelo or black gum trees which are uncommon in Maine. Tupelo trees turn bright crimson and normally reach peak coloration in late September or early October.
Camden Hills State Park, Camden, ME
Provides spectacular views of fall foliage along the auto road to the top of Mt. Battie. For more of a challenge check out the hiking trails on Mt. Mequnticook and Bald Rock Mountain.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay Harbor, ME
Celebrate the changing colors of fall with miles of walking trails and educational experiences for the whole family. You may even see a troll!
American Art Museum, Ogunquit ,ME
The museum’s grounds contain a carefully curated selection of outdoor sculptures alongside a wide range of garden plants and trees from around the world.
Mount Agamenticus, York, ME
This is the best time of year to visit Mount Agamenticus with 40+ miles of hiking and biking trails! During the fall you can witness the annual hawk migration and foliage views that stretch from the ocean to New Hampshire!
Great Island Common, New Castle, NH
Explore the 32 acres of seaside splendor at Great Island Common. Pack a picnic, wander the trails, or simply enjoy the sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Prescott Park Gardens, Portsmouth, NH
Discover an autumn wonderland of bloomed gardens in an oceanside setting at Prescott Park Gardens. Don’t forget your camera, you will want to capture this oasis of auburn, crimson, and gold-colored flowers in full bloom!