Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 7, 2017

San Juan National Forest 9/7/17

San Juan National Forest  reports

Date: 9/7/17

Estimated Percentage of Current Fall Foliage:
Durango to Purgatory – 0%
Molas Pass – 0%
Silverton/Red Mtn Pass – 5%-10%
Pagosa – 0%
Dolores to Lizard Head Pass – 0%
Mancos/La Platas – 0%
Ouray to Telluride – 0%

Areas with Greatest Amount of Color / Recommended Viewing Areas:
Nothing really going yet, but a few trees getting started

Estimated Peak Viewing Period:
Give it two weeks or so before large areas have changed.

Viewing Suggestions / Tips:
The third and forth week of September is usually the best time.

Weather should be clear and Montana smoke heading out soon.

Trees That Are Currently Turning Color:
A touch of aspen and some high elevation bushes.

For More Information on Fall Colors Please Contact:

San Juan Public Lands Center, Durango (970) 247-4874

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