Decatur, IL (WAND) – Fall is here! But in true Midwestern fashion, you might miss it if you blink.
This week is the best time to see the autumn leaves. By next week they may be gone.
“We have people coming here to see the changing leaves. People look forward to autumn every year.says Alicia Callison, Rock Springs Conservation Program Coordinator.
calciumlRison says colour started to change quick October.
Allerton P.with the ark R.hideout Hainput eexpected to be busy the next few dayss of Monticello.
“I’m pretty busy this time of year. warming up like this weekend‘said nature expert Alex Lurash.
according to Melinois Autumn leaves report by D.Department of N.Natural R.resource, middleOctober It is the best season to see the transition of the four seasons.
“The next few weeks will still see fall colors here and there.you Please know, now in less than a week, this is golden time,” Said Lurash.
“I think it’s happening very quickly, so if you want to go out and see the leaves, don’t wait. because you might miss,“ Callison said.
Lowyourthat’s whytime temperature says influence color vibrancy, i.e. Plan a hike sooner or later if you want to see the foliage.
“When you have these sunny days and cool nights, it really lingers on the color. really fastIt’s not as lively and may not last long,” he said.
In Rock Springs, the best fall foliage trails are along the Big Oak Loop.It is lined with rotating oak trees rich red.
In Allerton, we recommend checking out the riverside trails and the McDonald Trail.
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