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Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Fall is coming to a close at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, but many of the oaks are still showing some color.  A few dogwoods still have some nice red leaves, as well. While hiking the park trai...

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

A couple of dreary and gusty days following last week’s report has hastened Autumn’s grand exit. The oaks were finally starting to turn, when their color was swept away with the wind. Although Lake Ba...

John James Audubon State Park, Henderson, KY

We’ve reached our fall color peak at John James Audubon State Park. It is a perfect time to get out on the trails. Catch the fall colors before the winds blow them all down. 1.5 more months unti...

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

With our forests at about 75% peak, the Park is a cornucopia of color. Immediately following daybreak, flocks of American White Pelicans offer a striking contrast against the multicolored tree line an...

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

The forest is a glow with color at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Although some of the early fall color is gone, many of the oaks are just beginning to change. The most noteworthy color is the be...

John James Audubon State Park Henderson, KY

Our trees are finally starting to blanket the ground in color. In addition to the Dogwood, Paw Paw, Sugar Maple and Sassafras trees from last week, this week has seen an explosion of Sweet gum, Basswo...

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Given her reluctance to dazzle us from the onset, and considering the late season hour, one is inclined to presume that Autumn has chosen to play the understated beauty of the year. Not to be wholly o...

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

When cruising past the Boots Randolph Golf Course and continuing along the main Park drive, one can finally sense Autumn’s presence. Many of the dogwoods, sassafras, and red maples are just beginning ...

John James Audubon State Park Henderson, KY

The fall colors at John James Audubon State Park are beginning to show more as the temperatures dip a little every day. We expect peak to be the last week of October and the first week of November. Ev...

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

A dappling of fall color is showing up at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. This week we are beginning to see brilliant yellows in some of the many hickory trees at the park. Currently we are at 25-...

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Gazing out over the calm morning water, one can spy tinges of red and orange standing out against the predominantly green tree line on the opposite shore. It is almost as though Lake Barkley’s surroun...

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Yellows, golds, reds and purples are beginning to show on trees on the forest edges, but the forest interior is still hanging on to green at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Some of the most showy ...

John James Audubon State Park Henderson, KY

We still have a very green forest (almost 10% color change) with small patches of color on individual trees throughout the park. This week, however, weather conditions should get cooler in the evening...

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park

Autumn is whispering her presence at Kentucky Dam Village with cool temperatures, subtle variations in leaf color and the crackle of acorns underfoot. Quiet strolls around the wooded edges and manicur...

Lake Barkley State Resort Park

Change is in the air at Lake Barkley State Resort Park, as morning and evening temperatures grow more and more pleasant each day. A subtle crunching underfoot, also reminds us that Autumn has official...

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park

Hints of fall color are beginning to be found in the forest at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park.  Some of the most showy tree species so far are Blackgum and Sourwood, both are showing beautiful red...

Kentucky’s ColorFall 2014 Helps Public Track Leaf Changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Fall has arrived, and with it the 2014 edition of the ColorFall program touting peak foliage viewing areas and exciting autumn events around Kentucky. ColorFall is designed to aid pub...

John James Audubon State Park Henderson, KY

Here in Western Kentucky the trees have not yet started showing their brilliant colors. We expect peak colors around the last week of October. Presently, the dogwood trees are beginning to show their ...