Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 22, 2017

San Juan National Forest 9/22/17

San Juan National Forest  reports on 9/22/17

Estimated Percentage of Current Fall Foliage:
Durango to Purgatory – 35%
Molas Pass – 70%
Silverton/Red Mtn Pass – 75%-90%
Pagosa – 25%
Dolores to Lizard Head Pass – 35%
Mancos/La Platas – 15%
Ouray to Telluride – 25%

Areas with Greatest Amount of Color / Recommended Viewing Areas: Coalbank to Molas to Silverton is probably going to be the best bet again this weekend.

Estimated Peak Viewing Period: Peaking in Silverton, but most other areas are still on their way.

Viewing Suggestions / Tips: If you’re driving slow and taking pictures, pull over and let the thru traffic pass.
Weather should be clear by Sunday.

Trees That Are Currently Turning Color: Aspen and some oak brush is begining to turn.

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

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