Oregon Fall Foliage Colors Still Shining

Peak might have already passed for most of the areas through the state, but quite a few colors are still shining through nicely! Check out the most recent reports below with some of our favorite submitted photos: 

FALL FOLIAGE SPOTTING UPDATES:
(note: information based on responses from our leaf reporters by 11/4/2016)

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Fall colors spotted on the University of Oregon Campus by Instagrammer kellimatthews

Willamette Valley:

  • The South Willamette Valley is still showing color in a “just past peak’ phase. Trees lining Eugene and Springfield’s downtown areas are shimmering with leaves dropping quickly but colorfully.
  • Now is a great time to explore the Saturday Market before the Holiday Market begins, and to discover South Willamette Valley wines with Pinot Bingo!

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    Corvallis has some excellent Fall color popping from Instagrammer rouse_jen

Eastern Oregon:

  • Fall foliage in Baker County is still at peak in many locations but is starting to fade in spots.
  • Sounds like the Elkhorn Scenic Byway loop continues to be a winner for Fall colors!

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    Gorgeous Eastern Oregon Scenery from Base Camp Baker

Central Oregon:

  • Bend and Central Oregon are past peak but have some trees and bushes around town hanging on with Fall color – paired with some surprising Fall sunny weather this weekend!
  • Today marks Bend’s First Friday Art Walk through downtown and the Old Mill District too. Find more on events like these at Visit Bend’s site.
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Color lingers in plenty of high desert foliage near Bend – via Visit Bend

Southern Oregon:

  • With Roseburg peaking last week, and Ashland showing color off nicely in areas like Lithia Park and North Mountain Park!

Oregon Coast:

  • Color along the coast is starting to fade but viewing along Hwy 22 is a beautiful drive toward the coast that is showcasing great color right now.

Colombia River Gorge:

  • Word last week is that color there but starting to fade near areas of the Gorge with some areas like Multnomah Falls showing yellows and orange

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    A recent shot of the gorgeous Multnomah Falls from photographer Kami McKeon

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