RV Destinations for Fall Foliage in Maryland and Virginia:
Crispy weather and shorter days mark the end of the summer season. But this is not necessarily a bad thing.
Nature in fall takes on some of the most beautiful colors and shapes. Dazzling nature changes are beautiful in this time of year, especially throughout Virginia and Maryland. Foliage season definitely has its charms. The best way to explore nature in this time of year is by going on fall foliage road trips and enjoying the beautiful scenery. Here are some magnificent leaf-peeping locations you can scout for in your RV this fall throughout Maryland and Virginia (plus some fall foliage reports):
Deep Creek Lake State Park
Deep Creek Lake State Park is Maryland’s largest artificial lake, and it looks magnificent in the fall foliage season. Here you can do many outdoor activities like fishing, camping, swimming and even enjoying water activities like boating in Garrett County.
New Germany State Park
Visitors often refer to this park as Maryland’s “best kept secret.” New Germany State Park features about 10 cabins intended for overnight visits. It also has a beautiful 13-acre lake.
Herrington Manor State Park
Herrington Manor State Park is located within Garrett State Forest in Garrett County. According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Office of Tourism in the southwest near Oakland, a major portion of the foliage has already started to change, mainly sugar, red maples and hickories. High temperatures for the following weekend are perfect for anyone looking to explore this magnificent wilderness.
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area
This is one of the best recreational areas in the US located in southwestern Virginia near the border with Tennessee. At this time of year the foliage has already started to change creating one of the most beautiful natural sceneries in the world, especially if you decide to hike all the way to the top of Mount Rogers.
Natural Tunnel Park
Natural Tunnel Park, sometimes referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World is another amazing fall foliage destination you shouldn’t miss out if you’re nearby. Visit the highs and lows of Virginia’s famous Natural Tunnel Park, the neighbouring woods along Stock Creek, as well as breath-taking sceneries from Lovers Leap.
The Priest Wilderness
The Priest Wilderness offers astonishing panoramic view of mountains in the fall untouched by human hand. The beautiful scenery encompasses the highest parts of the Priest Mountain, as well as some of the most beautiful natural water springs and streams.
Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park
According to a recent fall color report on September 30th the leaves in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park are only beginning to change. If you want to watch the leaves turn you can drive along Skyline Drive. If you’re a fan of hiking, hike a Shenandoah National Park trail.