Fall Foliage in Livingston County

The leaves are beginning to change in New York, and Livingston County has some of the most beautiful fall colors! We reached out to some of our local photographers and asked them where some of the best places are to capture the fall foliage…

 

LETCHWORTH STATE PARK

Letchworth State park is by far one of the best places to see the fall foliage. Renowned as the “Grand Canyon of the East”, its one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the Eastern U.S.

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OSSIAN STATE FORREST

Ossian State Forrest is 1,303 acres and offers a rustic experience with a limited amount of development. This forest shares a long common boundary with Rattlesnake Hill State Wildlife Management Area and also has a common boundary with a parcel of Allegany County forest lands.

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CONESUS LAKE

Long considered the “jewel” of Livingston County, Conesus Lake is the western-most Finger Lake in Upstate New York and is known the world over as a year-round fishing, sporting and recreation destination.

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NATIONS ROAD, GENESEO

Located off route 39 in the Town of Geneseo, Nations Road is filled with beautiful scenery.

 

REYNOLDS GULLY

Reynolds Gully stretches for about 3 miles from the hilly landscape between Canadice and Hemlock to empty into the marshland south of Hemlock.

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AVON FIVE ARCH BRIDGE

Located on Route 39 in the town of Avon, this bridge once carried the Genesee Valley Railroad over the Conesus Outlet.

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ERIE-ATTICA TRAIL

The Erie Attica Trail lies along the former railroad for which it’s named. A glimpse of this past can be seen in the beautiful truss bridge that spans 220 feet across the Genesee River. The wooded rail-trail begins on the west end of Avon and continues west just over a mile to the Genesee Valley Greenway.

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REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT: STONY BROOK STATE PARK

Stony Brook State Park features a rugged gorge and rich scenery in the rolling hills of Dansville.

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Thank you to our photographers who contributed to this post!
Dick Thomas: dickthomasphotography.com
Larry Tetamore: larrytetamore.com
Carole Volpe: hudsonstreetstudios.com
Chuck Little: chucklittle.com
Cassi VanBuskirk: ctdesignandphoto.com
Peggy Tirrell, Avon, NY

*Multiple photographers were contacted to contribute to this post. All that responded were included. We would be happy to add to this list if others would like to participate. 

 

OTHER PLACES TO SEE FALL FOLIAGE

New York Fall Foliage Report
New York State has a “Fall Foliage Report” map, that shows the signs of fall foliage emerging in upstate regions. Reports are obtained from field observers ad reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Fall Foliage Reports are issued every Wednesday afternoon.
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