Monday, October 2, 2023

Fall in the Adirondacks

It’s a subtle shift in color that takes over. One morning you notice a grove of little maples along the road full of vibrant crimson, magenta and orange. Some of the bigger and older trees ease into their fall outfits, dressing in deepening shades of amber, a bit more dramatic each morning.

Fall is here in the Adirondacks, and with it so many of our favorite pastimes.

Grab yourself something pumpkin spiced, a cozy wool sweater and check out these Almanack Archive posts!

From 2020:
Adirondack Wayfinder Helps Inspire Roadtripping
Leaf peeping season is officially in full swing! Check out this great, still – super – helpful post from a few years ago as you plan a visit to the park in the coming days or weeks.
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From 2021: 
Fall Color Conspiracy
A great post by regular contributer Paul Hetzler explains the science and theories of how and why trees in the north country change color.
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From 2022:
It’s Pumpkin Season
“There are three things that I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.” — Linus (from ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’)
This post from regular contributer Richard Gast is full of fantastic pumpkin wisdom!
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And Now…
This season is full of wonderful festivals.
Check out some fantastic ones taking place around the park!

Such as this one coming up:

Thurman Fall Farm Tours: 10/7/23
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Photo at top: Fall foliage along Trout Pond Road in Lewis. Almanack file photo

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Sarah lives in the northern ADK's with her husband, 2 daughters, sled dogs and 15+ chickens. She is an aspiring children's book author, and professional Tarot advisor. She wears many hats working with The Adirondack Explorer, and she loves them all.

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