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About the Pocono Mountains
Thank you for visiting our Fall Foliage Forecast! Home to more than 127 varieties of trees, shrubs and plants, the Pocono Mountains is truly a spectacular sight during the fall season. Because the region spans 2,400 square miles, three distinct color zones are present allowing you to catch peak colors not only once, but three times. Updated every Thursday through the end of October, this forecast will assist you on where, when and how to experience the brilliant foliage in our four-county region. The report is also available by calling 570.421.5565.
View our geographic map of the Pocono Mountains to see our three color zones.
Northern: The remaining color is fading in the Oaks near Lake Wallenpaupack. There are still some pleasant views in this region, but they're disappearing quickly. The trees in the northern portions of Wayne County are taking on their winter look. There are approximately 10% of leaves on trees. This region has passed peak color.
Central: In the southern parts of Monroe County there are still some areas showing colors this week. You can also catch the final days of the foliage south of Blue Mountain into Northampton County. In the northern parts of the region most of the leaves have fallen. There are approximately 15% of leaves on trees. This region has passed peak color.
Southern: Scattered Oaks are retaining their leaves in the higher elevations. The Scarlet Oaks are brilliantly red and the Red Oaks range from tan colors to russet tones. In the lower elevations, many more trees have retained their leaves. Norway Maples have bright yellow leaves while many of the Red Maples are still displaying their red foliage. The Sassafras are still in their glory showing off their brilliant reddish orange leaves. There are approximately 25% of leaves on trees. This region has passed peak color.
Visit our Fall Fun page to view our 25 Ways to View Fall Foliage a list of fall activities and events, our live cameras and special fall offers! Find the answers to your autumn inquiries on our list of FAQs.
Northern Wayne and Pike Counties
Southern Wayne and Pike and Northern Monroe Counties
Southern Monroe County and Carbon County
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This week's featured Special Offer is the Fall Special at Crescent Lodge & Country Inn. Stay midweek through November and receive special nightly rates. Offer is available Sunday through Thursday with rooms starting at $79 per night. Be sure to reference "fall special" when you make your reservation. Browse the remainder of our Special Offers for all of the money-saving lodging options available to leaf peepers.
Gear up to make history during the Delaware and Lehigh Heritage Half Marathon Run/Walk. Enjoy the spectacular fall foliage and stunning views as you follow the historic transportation system where America was built. More
Join Ready Set Run for the River Ramble. The ramble will feature a 5k and 10k road race along River Road, a 2-mile fun trail walk along the McDade Trail, and a nature walk for the children with a park ranger. The River Ramble will start at the Smithfield Beach Recreation Area. Prizes and festivities will be held after the race. More