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It's October!

So fuel up the car and the load up the camera -- for one of the best times of year to visit the Iowa countryside.

Peak times for fall foliage viewing are usually anywhere from early-to-mid-October. That's when the season puts on its best show with the reds of maples and elms, or the vivid yellows and purples of native ash trees, resulting in in a riot of color throughout the state.

Copper Creek, Pleasant Hill IAPeak Times : October

IA Fall Foliage Hotline : 515-233-4110 (Forestry Bureau)

Suggested Viewing :

also see ->This Christmas in Iowa | Iowa State Fair


More about Iowa fall color around the Web:

Iowa Autumn Leaves & Fall Color
- Check out this expert report from Iowa's Department of Natural Resources on the role that planet chemistry & weather play in peak fall foliage times, plus a leaf identificaiton guide, related resources.

Iowa Fall Color Report - Here's the official state travel site with information on tons to do during peak season, including updates and reports, driving tours, and related events.

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation - Information on dozens of nature trails throughout the state with maps & descriptions.

One Fall Swoop - Fall Colors in northeast Iowa from Lansing to Dubuque - As fall color season draws near find out what's happening in the way of fall foliage, festivites, and autumn events all over the region with photos, related resources and contact info.

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