Foliage Tracker

Figuring out the perfect time to catch peak foliage in New Hampshire can be a bit of a leap of faith, but our foliage tracker below will help you select the perfect time to see nature's fireworks. Use the sliding bar to view approximate color change weekly throughout the fall season.
Aug Sep Oct Nov
7 14 21 28
4 11 18 25
2 9 16 23
30 7 14 21
image/svg+xml Great North Woods White Mountains Lakes Region Dartmouth/ Lake Sunapee Merrimack Valley Monadnock Seacoast
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Past Peak

DARTMOUTH-LAKE SUNAPEE region

Friday, October 28, 2016
Foliage has moved past peak in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region. The leaves that were so bright and vibrant just a short time ago have started to fade, and toasted shades of gold and brown are taking their place. This region will soon ease its way into winter, and when it does be sure to make some plans for a weekend away at a cozy country inn or bed and breakfast. This is the final foliage report for the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region this fall. Be sure to check back next September when foliage season begins again.

Percentage: Past Peak

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GREAT NORTH WOODS Region

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The amazing autumn that dazzled this fall in the Great North Woods has come to an end. The recent rain and wind has brought most of the season’s colorful leaves off the trees. This region is preparing for the transition from fall to winter. Now is a great time to start planning that winter getaway for a snowmobile excursion. Or find a cozy cabin to come and just enjoy the peace and quiet you’ll find here. This will be the last foliage report for the Great North Woods for this year, be sure to check back next fall when foliage season begins again.

Percentage: Past Peak



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LAKES REGION   

Friday, October 28, 2016
Foliage season has come and gone in the Lakes Region as the leaves and water temps are starting to drop. As fall moves out, winter prepares to move in and when it does this region becomes a playland of winter fun! From skating, sledding, ice-fishing, and skiing there is no shortage of things to do! So get ready for outdoor winter adventure! This is the final foliage report for the Lakes Region this season. Be sure to check back next fall when foliage season rolls around again.

Percentage: 100%
 
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MERRIMACK VALLEY region

Friday, October 28, 2016
The winds of change have been blowing through the Merrimack Valley Region. This region has enjoyed some beautiful autumn color this fall, but the leaves are moving past peak. Soon enough frosty mornings will take over! Get your winter gear and head to one of this region’s cities to explore history, museums, fine restaurants and of course tax-free shopping! This will be the last foliage report of the season for the Merrimack Valley. Be sure to check back next fall when foliage season begins again.

Percentage: 100%


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MONADNOCK REGION

Friday, October 28, 2016
The incredible fall foliage that covered the Monadnock Region this autumn is starting to fade from view. The recent wind and rain has brought many of the leaves off the trees. The colorful landscape of autumn will soon be replaced by snow-covered fields. This region embraces winter with many festivals and events so bundle up and get in the spirit of the season here when the mercury starts to drop. This is the final foliage report for the Monadnock Region for this fall. Check back again next September when foliage season begins again.


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SEACOAST region

Friday, October 28, 2016
Foliage is moving past peak in the Seacoast Region. The wind and rain over the past several days has taken its toll on the leaves. That said, visitors will still find some emerging color in the Back Channel in Portsmouth. This is a great time to combine a fall drive on country roads with an exploration of old cemeteries, like Point of Graves in Portsmouth’s South End (corner of Mechanic Street) and the Thyng family graveyard on the Newfields-Exeter town line on Oaklands Road. Or consider doing some exploring at Odiorne Point State Park. There are miles of walking trails and this is also where you’ll find Old Odiorne Point Cemetery, one of the oldest burial grounds in the state. This is the final foliage report for the Seacoast Region for the season. Be sure to check back next fall when foliage season rolls around again.

Percentage:  100%
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WHITE MOUNTAINS Region

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The transition from fall to winter has begun in the White Mountains Region. Rain and wind storms the past several days have shaken most of this autumn’s beautiful leaves off the trees. Signs of winter have been spotted on various mountain peaks, which means it won’t be long before the winter fun begins! Skiing, tubing, dog-sledding, winter-hiking? The options are endless. This is the final foliage report for the White Mountains Region. Be sure to check back next fall when foliage season rolls around again.

Percentage: Past Peak

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