PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Attention all leaf peepers! Southeastern Pennsylvania is nearing its peak for fall foliage.
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Nature Resources says the cooler temperatures across the region prompted a “noticeable change” across Southeastern Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Triple Shooting In Kensington Leaves 2 Men Dead, Another Injured, Philadelphia Police Say
Leaf colors are beginning to burst with vibrant colors from the Appalachian Mountains across towards Philadelphia.
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Cooler temps prompted a noticeable change across PA’s southern half. Although colors are fading in the north, central Appalachians are beginning to burst with color. This week will be optimal for widespread fall color. 🍂🍁 Week 4 #PAFallFoliage report ➡️ https://t.co/tNKluK5Rtf pic.twitter.com/sUjDWp66xs
— PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (@DCNRnews) October 21, 2021
In north and western Pennsylvania the colors are starting to fade.
The Smoky Mountains predicted that mid-October would be when the leaves peaked in the Philadelphia region.MORE NEWS: 6 Pedestrians Hit By Driver While Leaving Chester Church, Police Say
Click here to check out the best places to view the fall foliage.