Your Complete Guide to Missouri's Fall Foliage 2023

Autumn in Missouri comes alive with pumpkins, apple cider, hayrides, and the crown jewel... leaf-peeping.🍁

October's beautiful hues bring magic to the Show-Me State, but when and where to catch the best views?


Week of October 16: Initial foliage changes. Southwest Missouri starts showing beautiful colors early, while others have patches of color.

Week of October 23: If you're in southwestern Missouri, lucky you! The trees will be nearing their colorful peak. Others can expect partial views.

Weekend of October 30: Peak fall foliage in southwestern Missouri.

Week of November 6: Everyone else, it’s your turn to shine with the best autumn views!