Leaves

There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to fall foliage in Pennsylvania. According to the DCNR:

• Pennsylvania has a longer and more varied fall foliage season than any other state in the nation, or anywhere in the world.

• Only three regions of the world support deciduous forests that display fall autumn color: Eastern North America, the British Isles and parts of northwestern Europe and Northeastern China and northern Japan.

• Pennsylvania supports 134 species of trees and many more shrubs and vines that contribute to the display of autumn color.

• Species of trees in Northern PA include: Gray and paper (white) birches, Mountain maple, American mountain ash, Quaking aspen and Pin (fire) cherry.

• Northern PA’s foliage season peaks in early October.

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