Trek to see spectacular fall foliage in Columbus and beyond.
Fall is the most visually spectacular season in Ohio thanks to the rainbow of changing colors created by the trees. From the vibrant yellows and oranges on the sugar maple to the reds and purples on oaks and dogwoods, the Buckeye State’s autumn colors make it easy to appreciate living in a place with four distinct seasons.
“There are over 100 different native hardwood tree species that grow in Ohio’s woodlands,” says Greg Smith, fall color forester for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. “This, plus the abundance of forested land that encompasses almost a third of the state, allows us to see fall color everywhere in Ohio.”
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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Parent.
Written by Anietra Hamper.
Originally published October 8, 2019.