We live in a place of pure, raw beauty.
Local Photographer, David Nelson stuns us all with just how lucky we are. You can see more of his amazing images here on his Facebook. Derek Richardson shows us his talent and the beauty of Brookside Park in the fall with this photo and the beautiful featured photo!
Before you go make sure to check out the live foliage report here. You can also see in general when the foliage is at its peak here.
Locals weighed in on drives to bask in the foliage (they’re not in any order). If you have any of your own, add them in the comments below. I hope you find a drive to take in the next few weekends that makes you smile.
1. Mt. Ascutney auto road.
2. Poverty Lane in Lebanon
3. Dingleton Hill in Cornish
4. Chellis Road in Meriden
5. The back roads of Hartland, Thetford, Lyme
6. Route 4A from Enfield to Andover.
7. East Corinth
8. Joe Ranger Road in Quechee
9. Enjoy the covered bridges in Quechee, Taftsville and Woodstock, Vermont
10. Lower Sheddsville/Cemetery Rd. in Brownsville, Vermont.
11. Drive around Lake Sunapee (I like driving around the harbor personally).
12. 118 from Canaan to Rumney
Beyond the Upper Valley
1. Groton Forest, Ricker Pond State Park. You can enjoy a loop around lakes and ponds. This person said the views were ‘stunning.’
2. Kettle Pond from the Owl’s Head ridge. “A 5 minute gentle climb to a beautiful view.”
3. Route 100. “You won’t be disappointed.”
4. Washington NH. I love this quiet town with lovely back roads. Very scenic.
For specific route recommendations check out Fall Foliage Drives to Enjoy.
Photo Courtesy of Derek Richardson, owner of 2PitsPhotography.
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