Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 27, 2014

San Juan National Forest Fall Color 10/27/14

San Juan National Forest has a new fall color update 10/27/14

Estimated Percentage of Current Fall Foliage:

  • Durango to Purgatory – past peak
  • Molas Pass – past peak
  • Silverton/Red Mountain Pass – past peak
  • Pagosa –past peak
  • Dolores to Rico – past peak
  • Mancos – past peak

Areas with Greatest Amount of Color / Recommended Viewing Areas:

  • San Juan River
  • Dolores river
  • Durango south to Aztec NM

Estimated Peak Viewing Period:

  • Elevation above 7,000 feet is mostly past peak.
  • The slightly lower areas below 7,000 ft look good. 

Viewing Suggestions / Tips: Many areas still holding spots of good color and great weather this week.

Trees That Are Currently Turning Color:Willows and cottonwoods along the rivers.

For More Information on Fall Colors Please Contact: San Juan Public Lands Center, Durango (970) 247-4874


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