Fall is the best time of year to hike. Between the cool temperatures, diminished summer crowds, and typically less volatile weather, it's easier, more comfortable, and safer than other seasons. But the big draw? Otherwise beautiful views have been transformed into a spectacular landscape exploding with the reds, oranges, and yellow of fall foliage. Not everywhere produces the same show, though. If being wowed by the changing leaves is your goal, here are the best places across the U.S. to hike.
The Stowe Pinnacle, Vermont
Mary's Rock, Virginia
Door County, Wisconsin
Goose Creek Falls, Idaho
The Maroon Bells, Colorado
Written by Ryan Wichelns October 4, 2018
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