The Best Foliage Viewing in Massachusetts

foliage-1Fall is in the air. Trees welcome this season by allowing their  leaves to transform themselves into objects of beauty and stunning shades even the most sophisticated color palette of a designer only dreams to match.

To set the stage for foliage viewing, the staff of Frothingham Park  have researched the top places in Massachusetts where you can view the best fall colors. So pack a picnic and head out to these locations promising the most stunning leaf peaking experiences.


Close to home

Francis William Bird Park, Walpole, MA

Be prepared to be greeted by amazing maple trees with vivid red-orange colors in this 89-acre park.

Rocky Woods Medfield, MAfoliage-2

Take a long hike with the family through the terrain and enjoy the breathtaking views in this 491-acre park.


Noanet Woodlands Reservation, Dover

Enjoy leaf peeping with a stunning view of the Boston skyline as a backdrop  in this 3-mile trail park.

Bear Swamp, Ashfield

Beaver pond and maple and birch trees greeet you at this park.

Appleton Farms, Hamilton and Ipswich

Head north of the city to this working farm with a 377-year history. Spectacular colors await you while you walk the leaf-covered paths.

Wier Hill, North Andover

Merrimack Valley woodlands and a lake are the attractions at this park along with the fantastic fall colors.

Find Peak Color in New England

To find out when fall foliage will peak, check out this link to New England Today, where you can see an interactive map showing you the best time to find colors at their peak in New England.

Peak Fall Foliage Map

Don’t miss it!