Fall Colors Report

Fall colors in McKittrick Canyon
Fall colors in McKittrick Canyon

NPS Photo/Buehler


2017 fall color season information

The fall colors season in Guadalupe Mountains National Park typically begins in mid-October and continues through mid-November. However, several environmental factors may affect the timing and itensity of the color change and season length - temperature, sunlight, and soil moisture.

To accommodate as many fall color visitors, please consider carpooling when possible; parking is first-come, first-serve and limited in McKittrick Canyon, Pine Springs, and Frijole Ranch.

Current fall colors status - December 2017

Fall color season is completed, but please visit our Facebook and Instagram pages at the below links to see some of the great photos sent by staff and visitors to capture the colors here in the Guadalupes!

Stay tuned for additional fall color updates and be sure to visit us on Facebook and Instagram where we will post information about color change in the different areas of the park.



Last updated: December 16, 2017

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