Fall has arrived and if you're looking to see the best fall colors then Colorado is the place to be.

A new report by Lawnlove has listed the Centennial state on 2022’s Best States to Visit This Fall.

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Visit Colorful Colorado for Spectacular Fall Vibes

Welcome signs in Colorado read "Welcome to Colorful Colorado," and while the signs may not be colorful, the state definitely is.

Colorado is a beautiful place to visit no matter which season, but the state's natural foliage really shows off during autumn. Intricate shades of green, yellow, and orange can be seen against gorgeous mountain backdrops coupled with pristine lakes.

The Best Fall Colors in America

20 key indicators were used to determine the rankings of the best states to visit during fall in the U.S. From there those 20 indicators were categorized into the following 4 groups:

  • Fall Scenery,
  • Outdoor Recreation,
  • Entertainment, and
  • Safety

Overall Colorado was ranked #5 of the best states to visit during fall in the U.S. Here's a look at how the top 5 played out:

  1. California
  2. Washington
  3. Vermont
  4. Michigan
  5. Colorado

Colorado also tied for 1st place with 4 other states when it came to places with the most weeks of fall foliage. Idaho, Michigan, Vermont, and Washington were the other states that tied with the Centennial State.

Colorado ranked 3rd when it came to the most scenic fall drives, with our neighbor, Utah, narrowly beating us for 2nd. However, Colorado did take home 2nd when determining the best states to visit during fall with the most hiking trails.

Keep scrolling to see the fantastic fall colors Colorado keeps boasting about.

Beautiful Fall Color Photos from Around Colorado

You don't need to travel to New England to see amazing fall colors. Just drive around Colorado's mountain roads and you'll experience the brilliant glow of Aspen trees sometimes backlit by a blanket of snow.

Fall colors normally peak around the end of September through the first weeks of October.

Grab your loved ones, a picnic basket, and your phone to take in the amazing fall colors around Colorado.

12 Amazing Colorado Drives for Viewing the Fall Colors in 2022

Check out 12 of the most popular fall color drives to put on your Colorado bucket list. Scroll on to learn about fall color routes in each part of the state that are perfect for enjoying the changing seasons.

Photos: Enjoy the Fall Weather on Grand Mesa's Mesa Top Trail

The fall months bring some cooler temperatures and more chances to get out and enjoy the trails on the Grand Mesa. Scroll on for a look at the Mesa Top Trail. This 14.6-mile hike leads all the way down to Flowing Park Reservoir.

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