Fall colors

2023 fall color photos

Photo taken by Cliff Giles at Del Agua Overlook on September 30

Most will agree that New Mexico is at its best in the fall. The photos below provide evidence to back up that claim. Sam Beard points out that the New York Times included the Sandia Mountains as as one of “5 Places to Bask in Spectacular Foliage This Fall.”

Information about the Sandia trails mentioned can be found here.

Click above to read excerpt from New York Times article.

Jamey Browning’s photos

Gathering photos of the lovely fall colors was Jamey’s great idea, and he shared the delightful images below. If using a computer, date photo was taken can be seen by hovering cursor over thumbnail. Click on any photo or thumbnail to enlarge it.

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Other photos

Gold disappearing from Sandia Crest, Capulin Peak, October 12; Photo credit: Jody Giles
But there still is gold to be seen on October 15; Photo credit: Steve Roholt