Shorter days, cooler nights, and beautiful trees are on tap for fall
Missourians can expect a beautiful fall color that should last through late October
As the heat of summer fades into the cool weather of fall, trees and shrubs around the Show-Me State transform from leaves of green to a fall-foliage color palette of golds, reds, oranges, and purples.
What better way to explore and discover parts of Missouri that are new to you than through fall-color excursions?
“People can travel anywhere in Missouri and find a variety of trees that show off a fantastic array of color in the fall,” said MDC Resource Forester Cory Gregg.
Gregg explained that leaves turn colors when two things happen.