13 Best Places to View Fall Foliage in North Dakota

Most areas around the state are reporting some change, from 25% to more than 100%. There are many places to watch fall colors emerge. Here are a baker's dozen. (Updated October 8).

Southern Red River Valley

Gold, brown and some red. About 35% have turned.

I-29, Exit 23 Mooreton, ND
Northern Red River Valley

Yellow, gold, orange and some red and purple. About 80% have turned. 

Along the Red and Red Lake rivers Grand Forks, ND
Turtle River State Park

Brown, gold and green. About 100% have turned and many leaves are falling.

20 miles west of Grand Forks on Highway 2 Arvilla, ND 58502
Pembina Gorge

Dominant colors are yellow, orange and green. About 80% have changed.

Rendezvous Region Walhalla, ND
Fort Ransom State Park

Gold and brown are dominant colors. Almost 100% have turned. 

2 miles north of Fort Ransom Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Devils Lake

Some yellow and orange. About 50% have changed.

208 Highway 2 W. Devils Lake, ND 58301
Turtle Mountains/International Peace Garden

All colors are visible. Now is the time to check out the area in and around the gardens and Turtle Mountains. 100% have changed.

10939 Highway 281 Dunseith, ND 58329
Lake Metigoshe

Orange, reds and golds. About 90-95% have turned.

16 miles northeast Bottineau, ND 58318

Yellow, gold, brown, green and some reds. Depending on location, 85-90% have turned.

Bismarck, ND 58501
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

Red, orange, yellow and green. About 90-95% have turned.

4480 Fort Lincoln Road Mandan, ND 58554

Past peak. 100% have turned, many have fallen.

2576 Eighth St. SW Washburn, ND 58577
Cross Ranch State Park

Yellow, gold, pinks, purple are dominant. About 60-65% have turned 

1403 River Road Washburn, ND 58530
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Yellow and brown in the river bottoms. 100% have turned.

Medora, ND 58645
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