Stowe, Vermont Foliage Information
Fall’s Color Capital
A classic New England village at the base of Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe, Vermont is the perfect place for a fall getaway. From early September through late October, experience Stowe’s legendary foliage while enjoying your favorite outdoor activity. Take in landscape views blazing with vibrant autumn color and discover hidden avenues along Stowe’s less traveled back roads. The area has been recognized as one of the top destinations to view foliage by:
- TripAdvisor — The number one of “Top 10 Fall Foliage Destinations in the U.S.”
- USA Today 10Best – Green Mountains for “10 Best Destinations for Fall Foliage” in 2019 and 2020
- Travel + Leisure — One of “The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in the United States,” one of “The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New England” and one of “12 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Vermont”
- U.S. News Travel — One of “50 Small Towns Across America with Gorgeous Foliage”
Learn more below about viewing foliage in the Stowe area, including foliage facts, as well as fall activities for leaf peeping and recommended scenic drives. Follow live foliage updates on Instagram at #stowefoliage. Check out the status of foliage on Mt. Mansfield via Stowe Mountain Resort’s webcams.
Fall Foliage Facts & FAQs
Learn about viewing foliage in the area, including foliage FAQs, fall activities, scenic drives and our Foliage Finder
Stowe, Vermont Foliage Finder
- 0 - None
- 1 - Light
- 2 - Moderate
- 3 - Strong
- 4 - Peak
- 5 - Post Peak
Stay up-to-date on when and where foliage is turning up along popular scenic drive routes in the area with the Stowe, Vermont Foliage Finder below. Click on each scenic drive below for a Google Map with directions.
Last updated October 20, 2022.
Moscow and Little River
Edson Hill and West Hill
Stowe Hollow, Little River Dam, Ben & Jerry's and Cold Hollow Cider Mill
Sterling Valley and Mud City
Stagecoach Road and Johnson
Gregg Hill, Winooski River and west approach to Nebraska Range
Elmore Mountain and Randolph Road
Montpelier, Worcester and Lake Elmore
Jeffersonville, Johnson and Hyde Park via Smugglers' Notch
Craftsbury Common, Hazen's Notch and Covered Bridges
Book Your Fall Getaway
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