Flash Back Friday – Arkansas Fall Foliage

I’ve noticed this week that the mountains around Russellville are transforming into a beautiful patchwork of reds, yellows and oranges.

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This is an excellent time of the year to explore the Natural State and enjoy the fall foliage.

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Nature’s painting starts in the north, then slowly makes its way to central, and then southern Arkansas.

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Time and weather permitting, I have some old favorite spots I’d like to revisit, and yet, there are some new areas, namely in the Ouachita Mountains, that I’d like to explore.

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The website, Arkansas.com, now has a weekly fall foliage update.  The complete link is  www.arkansas.com/travel-tools/fall/fall-update/.  As of October 27th, different areas in the Ozarks have reported a 30% to 50% change, while the Ouachitas are coming in at 10% to 30%.  That means that there is still several weeks to enjoy the transformation!

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