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Kentucky Color Fall

Images from the pictures below are from 2016 - send us your pictures with #travelky or #kycolorfall and help us update this year's brilliant fall color.

When Fall is finally here, the leaves are poised for change in every region of the Bluegrass state. Kentucky is one of the best places to see fall foliage, but leaf viewing isn’t all the autumn season has to offer here. You'll find plenty of fun things to do and places to visit in Kentucky in the fall. Enjoy the season with everything from scenic biking and  hiking trails to fall festivals in KY.

View and post your favorite Kentucky fall photos tagged #kycolorfall in Instagram. Click on a photo to find blog posts about autumnal area changes taking place. And feel free to share on Facebook and Pinterest, too.

Use the navigation above to find fun and colorful places to visit in Kentucky. See "Locations" for a list of the best places to see fall foliage in Kentucky; "Trails" provides scenic locations for drives and hikes; family friendly fall festivals in KY are found in "Events". Plan to travel Kentucky this autumn – whether you embark on a scenic road trip, spend some time hiking in the perfectly cool weather or celebrate the season at one of the many free and fun festivals around the state. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, October tends to be Kentucky’s peak season for viewing fall color – so plan accordingly.

Tree Coloration is an excellent guide to Kentucky trees and their leaf peeping colors. The Pageantry of Autumn is a lovely essay on Kentucky's special "fall of the year" season by Dean Hanson. Enjoy!

View Fall Colors by Region

Select a region below to view fall colors reports.