Friday, September 24, 2010


Issued at 3:36 PM CDT, Friday, September 24th, 2010

Fall Foliage Report for Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin.  Sources:  Minnesota DNR and

In Minnesota:

25-50% color change in Duluth and the Jay Cooke State Park area.

10-25% color change around the Brainerd Minnesota area.

50-75% color change along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

75-100% color change for Southern Koochiching and the Northcentral part of Itasca County...This would include the areas from Bigfork and Marcell, west to Spring Lake and Wirt, and north to Craigville.

The remainder of Northern-Northeast and Eastern Minnesota are experiencing 50-75% color change at this time.

Note:  Peak conditions should take place within the next week or so.

In Wisconsin:

Douglas County (Superior)  51-75% color change

Bayfield County (Bayfield and Cable)  26-50% color change

Ashland County (Ashland)  26-50% color change

Iron County (Hurley and Mercer)  76-100% color change

Burnett County (Grantsburg)  51-75% color change

Washburn County (Birchwood)  0-25% color change.  (Minong)  51-75% color change.  (Spooner)  26-50% color change.

Sawyer County (Hayward)  26-50% color change.  (Winter)  76-100% color change.

Price County (Park Falls and Phillips)  51-75% color change.