Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 27, 2011

Colorado Fall Color: San Juan Mountains and More – Updated 9/20/11

Updated 9/20/11

The San Juan Mountains in Colorado are known for their wildflowers and four-wheel drive roads.  It is also a good place to see fall foliage.

To see the current national forest fall color report for the San Juan area go to:  2011 Fall Color Report San Juan National Forest

Box Canyon Lodge posted an article describing three back country routes near the town of Ouray that will appeal to photographers and leaf peepers.

  • Ouray County Road 7 – Blue Lakes Trailhead
  • Ouray County Road 9 – Box Factory Park
  • Ouray County Road 14A – On the Way to Cutler Creek Trailhead

Read more about these drives at: Colorado Fall Color Tours: 3 Picture Perfect Locations Near Ouray

Colorado Fall Foliage – New Page on Natural History Wanderings with links to Reports, Locations and Drives


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