New York’s just released its first fall foliage report of the year.
The first day of fall, September 22, is just a week away, and already the leaves are beginning to change color, according to I LOVE NY’s first foliage map of the season.
The first signs of the colorful season ahead were reported in several regions, including Central New York and the Finger Lakes.
Reports are compiled with information from volunteer field observers and reflect anticipated color conditions for the coming weekend, according to the state’s tourism agency.
Other areas where leaves are beginning to change color include the Adirondacks, Thousand Islands-Seaway, Catskills, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Greater Niagara and Hudson Valley regions.
View I LOVE NY’s First Fall Foilage Report of 2022 here.