The Pocono Mountains consistently ranks as one of the country’s top fall foliage destinations, with 2,400 square miles and four counties to explore. To help locals and visitors alike plan their ultimate leaf-peeping adventure, the popular Fall Foliage Forecast has returned to

Operated by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB), the online report is split into three distinct color zones and updated every Thursday through early November, showing when and where leaves are projected to be at their peak across the region.

Autumn is one of the best times to visit the Pocono Mountains,” said Chris Barrett, President/CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. “Experts project vibrant views thanks to recent weather patterns, and we look forward to another strong season for tourism.”

From climbing aboard a fall foliage train or chairlift to boarding a historical trolley or strolling a small town, there are so many ways to enjoy the brilliant leaves and colorful landscapes.

The Pocono Mountains hosts plenty of fall-related events such as Fall Fest at Yenser’s Tree Farm, The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival, Quiet Valley’s Harvest Festival, Harvest and Heritage Days, and the Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Festival.

New for 2023, visitors to Jim Thorpe’s Fall Foliage Festival are encouraged to reserve parking in advance on and utilize the shuttle service to avoid issues with limited parking.

Download high-resolution images related to autumn in the Pocono Mountains HERE.


Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at or by phone at (570) 421-5791. Follow @PoconoTVNetwork on X (formerly Twitter) to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. The PMVB is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Autumn in the Poconos