2017 Crested Butte Fall Color Updates

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When is peak foliage? More than the general area of Colorado or even a mountain range, it really depends on the specific valley and elevation. Bookmark this page for regular updates so you know exactly when and where to go for the best fall colors in Crested Butte starting mid-September. Now get out and enjoy some leaf-peeping!

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Latest Update – 9/20/17

Warmer temps have arrived, and we have a few days without rain forecasted this week, which means it’s perfect leaf-peeping time. We’ve hit peak foliage in a number of areas (see table below) Large patches of yellow are starting up Kebler and Ohio Pass, and with cold temps, things should continue to move along pretty quickly. You can’t go wrong visiting from now until the end of the month!

LocationStatusRecommended Trails
Around TownMany random golden spotsSnodgrass Mountain
Slate River ValleyPeak FoliageUpper Lower Loop
Gothic ValleyPeak Foliage401
Kebler Pass1-2 weeks away from PeakHorse Ranch Park
Ohio Pass1-2 weeks away from PeakOld RR Grade
Brush CreekPatches of yellow, orangeDeer Creek
Cement CreekLarge patches of yellow starting to appearCaves Trail
Washington GulchPeak FoliageAnthracite Mesa

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