It’s showtime in the woods of Pennsylvania as the fall foliage is in full splendor. But, if you miss the show now, it still may not be too late.
Few things in nature are as spectacular as fall in the woods of Northwestern Pennsylvania. But, beauty can be fleeting and cold temperatures can bring an early end to the vivid colors.
If you miss the show, you can still head to Presque Isle State Park because here, fall comes later than in the woods.
Anne Desarro of Presque Isle State Park tells us, “Because of our location out on Lake Erie, the warmer water of Lake Erie keeps Presque Isle warm a little longer; maybe a week, a couple days depending on the weather”.
The cooler temperatures can also make walking the trails more comfortable and help hold down the bug population. There are also a variety of programs that concentrate on park activities in the off-season.
Dessarro tells us, “We have a lot of different stuff going on this tme of year, so… don’t forget about Presque Isle when you are thinking about enjoying your weekend and your free time”.
Presque Isle State Park is open sun up to sunset. Some exceptions are made for night hikes.
For more information on fall events, go to events.dcnr.pa.gov.