Best Places to See Fall Foliage - Newtown Moms

Within the last few days, I’ve noticed how quickly the leaves have started to change color. Just walking around our neighborhood means an amazing view of red, yellow, and green leaves. This week marks the shift to peak foliage in the northern most parts of New England, with colors rapidly popping here down in CT. With that  being said, a really fun (and social distance friendly) weekend activity is to take a drive, see some of the beautiful fall foliage and maybe explore a new area. has an entire section of their website dedicated to Fall Foliage, including a map of where and when to find peak color. View it here before you plan a ride.


Keeping It Local


Holcombe Hill
55 Great Hill Road
Newtown, CT


Paugussett State Forest
Entrances on Hanover Road or Great Quarter Road
Newtown, CT


Kettletown State Park
1400 Georges Hill Road
Southbury, CT


Huntington State Park 

Old Dodgingtown Road
Redding, CT


Putnam Park
499 Black Rock Turnpike
Redding, CT


Lovers Leap State Park
Grove Street
New Milford, CT


Bit of a Drive


Head to Northwester CT and take this drive through Granby, including a stop at the Saville Dam.


Talcott Mountain State Park
Simsbury, CT



Kent Falls
Kent, CT

Lake Waramaug
New Preston, CT



Bear Mountain
Salisbury, CT

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