Who wants to see the fall colors? Here’s our complete guide to autumn in Colorado

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DENVER– Fall is officially here. That means it is time to start planning your leaf-peeping adventures.

To help plan your fall colors drive, we’ve put together a map of when colors are expected to peak.

Click here to see an interactive map of the country – just slide the bar at the bottom to see when fall colors peaks anywhere in America.

Fall colors will start popping up in the mountains from September 27-October 5.

The fall colors will make their way to Denver and the Front Range in early October.

Pinpoint Weather Meteorologist Chris Tomer has some suggestions on where to go if you’re looking to experience the best fall colors in Colorado.

Within 1 hour of Denver:
Guanella Pass
Peak to Peak Highway
Rocky Mountain National Park
Winter Park
Kenosha Pass

Within 2 hours of Denver:
Vail
Tennessee Pass
Breckenridge
Hoosier Pass
Fairplay
Grand Lake

Within 3-4 hours of Denver:
Steamboat
Rabbit Ears Pass
Buena Vista
Aspen
Independence Pass
Monarch Pass
Grand Mesa

Kevin Torres saw some beautiful colors popping up at Lake Dillon on Thursday.

Enjoy the adventure of finding fall colors.  We would love to see your photos.  You can upload them here—  we may use them on TV or online.

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