Hints of fall color spotted in parts of Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa-   Many of Iowa's trees are beginning to put on a fall color show.   Todd Coffeldt, the State Parks Bureau Chief for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says some species are beginning to show early signs, although peak season is likely a couple of weeks away for most of the state.

Below is a map of the regions and typical timing for peak fall color.   Click Here to access the DNR's weekly fall color report.

Coffeldt says the fall season is typically the "second" season for state parks, he says many people enjoy the slightly slower pace at the parks this time of year, fall colors, and cooler temperatures, and (hopefully) fewer mosquitoes!  


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