Maine Fall Foliage Report for This Week: October 2nd
Let's take a look at the fall foliage report for this week, October 2nd - October 8th, for the state of Maine.
Depending on where you are in the State of Maine, you'll get to see all flavors of fall. Northern Maine towns in the County will be seeing peak leaf peeping right now. Moving southward and west to the towns of Jackman, Greenville and Eustis you'll see leaf peeping that is close to peak. Moving more southern (Bangor), eastern (Bar Harbor, Machias, Calais) and farther West (Rangeley, Bethel) the foliage is still at moderate levels.
Southern Maine, including Augusta and Penobscot river towns and south, are all at the low foliage, low change over stage for leaf peeping.
The peak week for the Bangor area to check out the best and brightest foliage viewing is predicted to be somewhere near October 15th - 20th.
Check out the latest Maine Foliage report on the Maine.gov website here.
Nationwide Fall Foliage
Smokeymountains.com has put up an interactive map so you can check out what's going on with the fall foliage nationwide.
This week, peak levels are being reached in the Rocky Mountain areas, northern midwestern regions, and northern Eastern states from New York state to Maine. Areas surrounding these near peak areas lie in the partial or patchy or near peak stages, mostly covering the northern half of the United States with the South and southern parts of the Western states showing little to no change, overall.
Stay tuned, more updates to come!