Fall Colors

WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Fall Colors In MinnesotaJust as Mother Nature slowly steals our daylight, she gifts us with the crispness of fall and a colorful treetop palate. Many would argue that the natural beauty that surrounds the Cuyuna Trail System, voted Best of Minnesota, is unsurpassed by any in the state.
Finding Minnesota: Fall Leaf Cruises On The St. CroixNow that it is cooling off, we are starting to see more bursts of red, yellow and orange outside. While many people hop in the car to check out the colors along the roads and highways, there is another vantage point from a national scenic riverway that draws thousands of people each fall.
Wander Minnesota: Fall Foliage And FunThe DNR is reporting that fall colors have begun to pop, mostly up north as of this writing. The gorgeous fall foliage season is all too short. Now is the time to plan a little getaway to enjoy them before winter sets in. Here are a few suggestions for lodgings that are open past the summer tourist season.
Fall Colors Delayed On North ShoreThose thinking about heading up north to check out the fall colors may want to wait a bit. Northern Minnesota is typically alive with color this time of year as the leaves start to turn.
New Gondola Installed At Lutsen MountainsIt's not easy to replace the gondola at Lutsen on the North Shore. A video taken Monday shows a helicopter was brought in to help install 11 steel towers on the ski mountain.
4 Things To Know: Chris Christie In MN, Memorial Opens For 9/11 & MoreFrom Presidential hopeful Chris Christie visiting Minnesota to a Sept. 11 memorial going up in Pennsylvania, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Sept. 10.
Optimal Summer Conditions Created Vivid Fall ColorsIt's been one of the more colorful falls many of us can remember. The trees got their colors early, and many are still showing vivid oranges and yellows that we haven't seen in years. Some parts of the state are just hitting their peak now.
October Sees The Tenth Top 10 Weather Day In MinnesotaThis Top-10 Weather day wasn’t just based on sunshine and 70 degrees. "It was kind of spur of the moment. We looked at the weather cast and knew we wanted to do something," Ed Greene said.
Tips For Finding Peak Fall Colors Fall colors are in full swing, but to get the most out of your leaf peeping you have to know where to go and when.
Good Questions: Rivers, Maple Trees & MOA VisitorsIvy and Kelley in Mrs. Neppl's class at Tremont Elementary are learning about rivers. They want to know: What is the longest river in the U.S.? The Missouri River, at 2,541 miles, beats out the mighty Mississippi at 2,230 miles. But here's the thing: the Missouri is a tributary of the Mississippi.
WCCO’s Viewers’ Choice For Best Fall View In MinnesotaWhatever you like in a landscape, we are lucky enough to have thousands of spectacular views in Minnesota. And if it's falls colors you're looking for, there's one spot you keep ranking the very best. For the second year in a row, your votes sent us to Taylors Falls for the best view in Minnesota.
Best Fall Foliage In The USAThere are many areas in the country where you can enjoy the view of dense forests as they transform for the fall season.