November 30, 2022


World Travel Service

Georgia State Parks’ “Leaf Watch” supplies journey ideas for leaf peepers

Georgia State Parks’ “Leaf Watch” supplies journey ideas for leaf peepers

The annual arrival of pumpkin-spice flavors and cooler temperatures have many individuals longing for fall getaways. To assist leaf peepers plan their autumn escapes, Georgia State Parks has launched “Leaf Watch 2022” to trace fall shade because it strikes throughout the Peach State.

Discovered at, the journey planner is stuffed with high trails and overlooks, mountain cabins and campsites, fall occasions, and secure mountaineering ideas.

Park rangers are sometimes requested when leaf shade will peak. Solely Mom Nature is aware of for certain, however Georgia’s most vibrant hues often come towards the top of October or early November. Shutterbugs are inspired to share their favourite photographs on Instagram, tagging #GaLeafWatch and @GaStateParks for an opportunity to have their images featured on Leaf Watch.

The suspension bridge at Tallulah Gorge State Park in Rabun County affords a 360-degree view of fall foliage. (photograph by Georgia State Parks and Historic Websites)

“With kid-friendly nature trails, difficult mountain hikes, cozy campsites and heat cabins, Georgia’s State Parks make for the proper fall-themed escape,” says Georgia State Parks Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher. “After a day on the paths, park guests can relax by a hearth and luxuriate in gooey s’mores.”

Since state parks could be particularly busy throughout fall weekends, rangers encourage friends to go to on weekdays or discover lesser-known locations like Victoria Bryant or Don Carter state parks.

The important thing for vibrant fall shade is heat sunny days coupled with very cool – however not freezing – nights. Most years, Georgia’s mountains peak towards the top of October. Shade continues to blanket decrease elevations into early November. Even some areas in southern Georgia sport lovely colours into late November, akin to George L. Smith and Windfall Canyon state parks.

From cabins to campsites and “glamping” yurts, Georgia’s State Parks provide a wide range of lodging the place leaf peepers can keep within the coronary heart of autumn surroundings. Officers advise guests to make reservations as quickly as attainable, even for the autumn of 2023, since it is not uncommon for cabins to be booked greater than a 12 months upfront.

Reservations could be made by calling 1-800-864-7275 or on-line at

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