Fall Foliage Vacations

Find incredible colors on Arkansas fall foliage tours

Embark on fall foliage tours in The Natural State and enjoy breathtaking views of stunningly vibrant landscapes in one of America's most picturesque autumn destinations. Many of Arkansas's visitors come during the autumn season for fall vacations that involve a mix of grand outdoor adventure, relaxation and self-guided fall color tours along scenic byways.

Keep up with our peak color updates here to plan fall foliage tours in The Natural State and discover why Arkansas is a prime spot for fall foliage vacations. Reports will be posted here every Friday morning during the season so you can fine-tune your itinerary. Start making plans to travel through Arkansas this fall! You’ll find scenic beauty in every region of the state, from the forested hills to the wide open delta.

Please note these updates are submitted to the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and are accurate to the best of our knowledge.

Most of Arkansas is experiencing peak fall color!

Peak fall color seems to have hit the state practically overnight. But don't worry - many areas are expecting the colors to last for a bit.

Don't miss the photos below!


Siloam Springs (leaves beginning to fall)
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
Ozark Mountain Region

Bull Shoals-White River State Park
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Buffalo National River - Upper District most colorful
Pig Trail Scenic Byway
Mountain View/Stone County
Ozark Folk Center State Park
White Rock Mountain
Devil's Den State Park (beginning to fade)
Lake Fort Smith State Park
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Mulberry River (along and near Highway 215)
Arkansas River Valley/Tri-Peaks Region
Mount Nebo State Park
Perry County

Petit Jean State Park
Greers Ferry Lake area
Heber Springs

Cossatot River State Park
Daisy State Park
Caddo-Womble Ranger District of the Ouachita National Forest
Millwood State Park
Millwood Lake - USACE
Howard County
Scenic Highway 7 from Hot Springs to Nimrod Dam
White Oak Lake State Park
El Dorado

Little Rock, North Little Rock and surrounding area

Davidsonville Historic State Park
Lake Charles State Park
Crowley's Ridge State Park
Arkansas River at Pine Bluff - USACE
Cane Creek State Park
Moro Bay State Park

We'll keep you updated later this week with more reports and trip planning information!
Petit Jean State Park, taken Nov. 4, 2017.
Lick Branch, a tributary of the Little Mulberry. North of Highway 215, between Cass and Oark.