Oct 4, 2021 - Things to Do
Where to peep some fall leaves around Columbus
Fall color forecast in the U.S. for Oct. 4, 2021. Image courtesy of David Angotti, smokymountains.com

It's that time again to look up and peep the changing fall colors.

Driving the news: This year's combination of good rainfall, sunny days and cool nights should result in a fabulous display of reds, oranges and yellows, Beth Christopher, a forester with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), tells Axios.

State of play: You should start seeing some patches of fall colors this week, according to the foliage predictions from smokymountains.com.

Some recommendations on where to go to be a proper "Mr. Autumn Man:"

  • Highbanks Metro Park: This park near Polaris Fashion Place offers spectacular views of foliage and the Olentangy River.
  • Prairie Oaks Metro Park: The reflecting colors off the pond are 💯.
  • Mohican State Park: Take a day trip about 70 miles north of Columbus to this popular region for nature-lovers.
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