I LOVE NY started the “New York Fall Foliage Report” on September 10 and will continue until the end of the foliage season, around the first or second week in November. Fulton County has its own “foliage spotters” to participate in this annual report.
Reporting station Southern Adirondack Pines Campground & Cabins, Pine Lake (Adirondack Park) and Gloversville
Percent of trees predicted to have changed by the coming weekend 95% higher elevations and 50-75% lower elevation (another week or so for peak)
Predominating colors Bright reds and oranges, yellows, and rusty reds, with only a few spots of green still visible (still spotty green in lower elevations)
Rating Near Peak to Peak
Parts of Fulton County are within the Adirondack Park; these locations will reach peak color this weekend. Some trees have started to drop leaves and Saturday’s weather forecast is rain. If you can visit during the week, you are likely to see some beautiful colors and landscapes.
Lower elevations are likely to reach peak the following week around Columbus Day Weekend. Let’s hope for sun and not too much rain and wind to keep the leaves on the trees a little longer.
There are still many fall events happening and plenty of apples and pumpkins to be picked!
FREE Harvest Tour, Route 29A Chain of Lakes, and Great Sacandaga Lake informational maps are available.