The Susquehanna Greenway is a 500-mile corridor full of opportunities to explore the outdoors. As the season shifts to crisper cooler weather, the verdant greens of the Susquehanna Greenway also transform to the colorful spectrum of fall, making it a perfect time to pull on those boots and head outside. The resources below are a great place to start as you plan these autumn adventures and Get-out-on-the-Greenway!

Guide to Fall Colors

The foliage phenomenon makes it a wonderful time of year to explore the outdoors of our region, but why do leaves changes color in autumn anyway? Why do some keep their foliage while others shed their leaves? What makes them red, orange, or yellow? How do we know if it’s going to be a colorful year? While you’ve been unpacking those sweaters and scarves, we’ve unpacked these mysteries and more.

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Fall Photography Tips

The cool, crisp winds of autumn are upon us, bringing with them hues of red, gold, orange, and yellow in the Susquehanna Greenway. Inspired by one of the most photographic times of year, we’ve pulled together some tips for capturing the best fall photos in our region. So, grab your cameras, Get-out-on-the-Greenway, and catch those last snaps of autumn!

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Foliage Prediction Map

With colder weather, comes warmer colors! The red, oranges, and yellows of peak season are emerging. You won’t want to miss it. Take a look at this foliage prediction map from for the entire United States. Whether you’re in Pennsylvania or states abroad, this map will come in handy.

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Hit the Trails this Fall

There’s no time like autumn to experience the great outdoors! Whether you’re into walking, hiking, biking, or just enjoying the view, the Susquehanna Greenway has plenty of trails to discover as you plan your fall adventures this season. Click below to view our inventory of trail profiles.

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Heritage Areas of the Susquehanna Greenway

Fall is a wonderful time of year to delve into the history and heritage of our local landmarks. Pennsylvania is home to 12 state-recognized heritage regions, and five of them cross paths with the Susquehanna Greenway. One of these five is even included on the list of nationally recognized heritage regions. Do you know which one? Click below to find out!

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Susquehanna Greenway Ghouls & Legends

Who doesn’t love a good spooky story when the fall season sets in? As Halloween approaches, now’s the time to brush up on your Greenway ghouls and legends. So, grab your monster repellent and get ready to learn all about the spooky specters of the Susquehanna Greenway!

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Check out your Susquehanna Turkeys

Did you know that the Susquehanna is home to some unique turkeys? While these turkeys don’t have wings or feathers, they are sure fun to visit and explore. So in honor of our favorite Turkey Day, Thanksgiving, we are counting down some of the Susquehanna’s top not-your-typical Turkeys. So put your pilgrim hats on, brush up on your Susquehannock turkey-hunting skills, and see how many Greenway Turkeys you can track down!

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What to do After the Leaves Fall

Once the brilliant foliage has faded, the skies are often low and gray, and the sun is setting a few minutes earlier each day. Although you may be tempted to grab the nearest blanket and sink deep into your couch for a long winter’s nap, there are still many ways to get out and experience Susquehanna Greenway this time of year in the final days of fall.

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