California Fall Color has three new reports
willows around Manzanita Lake near the northwest entrance are “mostly golden, some still holding light green.”
She doesn’t expect many leaves to remain after this storm. In its defense, our experience is that leaves that have not yet turned are still sturdy enough to stay on branches, but those at peak fly away to parts unknown.
A cottonwood beside the Ranger Station is peaking and the short walk around Manzanita Lake is not only a delight, but splattered with color there.
Modoc County Courthouse – Peak (75-100%) GO NOW!
Lassen Volcanic National Park – Near Peak (50-75%) GO NOW!
See photos at Lassen Volcanic National Park
photos from today before the storm arrives One Last Look
Though higher areas of the Hope Valley are past peak, she sends these shots, taken today at Not Giving Up Hope
Hope Valley – Peak to Past Peak – YOU ALMOST MISSED IT!