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Fall Foliage Report: November 16

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – George Burns Fall foliage in Maryland this year was unpredictable yet still delighted with breathtaking fall color, even if it was short-lived in some areas of the state. We began the season discussing possible leaf outcomes from this summer’s  Read the Rest…


Fall Foliage Report, November 9, 2023

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Bryant Fall foliage season is coming to a close in Maryland and we’ve had plenty of sunshine and clear blue skies to take in some amazing views across the state. Leaf drop is significant, and our forest floors and park trails are providing colorful pathways to views  Read the Rest…



Fall Foliage Report – October 12, 2023

“If I were a bird, I would fly about the Earth seeking successive autumns.” – George Eliot We’re feeling a drop in temperatures across the state, with parts of Western Maryland dipping into the low 30s. Cooler temperatures and sunny days bode well for leaf change. According to the U.S. Forest Service, trees are continuing  Read the Rest…



Maryland Fall Foliage Forecast 2023

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Fall officially kicks off Saturday, September 23, 2023—the same day as the autumn equinox—in the Northern Hemisphere. Many of us in Maryland are looking forward to leaving behind the days of record-breaking heat and welcoming clear, blue skies, cooler evenings  Read the Rest…


Fall Foliage Report – November 4, 2022

The red in our Fall Foliage map is inching its way across Maryland, picking up six additional counties and Baltimore City, all reporting peak conditions as we enter November. Perhaps most surprising this week are reports of peak conditions out of St. Mary’s County. Yes, far Southern Maryland has arrived early to the fall show,  Read the Rest…


Fall Foliage Report – October 27, 2022

The majority of our state is resplendent in fall color right now, with most of Maryland’s counties experiencing peak or near-peak conditions. Our resident photographers are capturing the moment, producing these gorgeous shots from Rocky Gap and Greenbrier State Parks and Thurmont, Maryland.





Secretary’s Message – October 2022

Find an October Treat in Maryland’s Outdoor Spaces October is a time when the natural world puts on a spectacular show; and outdoor activities in Maryland provide a great opportunity to enjoy it! It is an ideal time to visit the public lands throughout our beautiful state. Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford and I recently  Read the Rest…


Fall Foliage Report – September 29, 2022

“Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.” -Delia Owens The maples and black gums continue to lead the fall transition, however most of Maryland is still seeing little change. Three factors influence autumn leaf color: leaf pigments, weather, and most importantly, length of  Read the Rest…


Fall Foliage Report September 22, 2022

“It was a beautiful, bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue, you could drown in it.” – Diana Gabaldon Cooler temps bring crisp mornings and the hope of finding signs of fall in the treetops. Keep checking back each Thursday for the latest information. 


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