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Detroit Lakes Minnesota: Fall Leaf Colors

Enjoy a leisurely drive to see autumn foliage colors

Oranges and reds. Pale greens and bright yellows. Deep green conifer spires. Autumn in lakes country is the opportune time to take leisurely drives and hikes to see the spectacular changing Minnesota foliage colors!

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Fall Leaf Color Report for October 14, 2019.
Leaf colors have reached peak. Over the weekend, snow covered the area. Since the snow has melted, you will likely be able to enjoy fall colors this week with warmer temps expected. Get out and enjoy the woodsy aroma!


Check the DNR's Fall Color Finder to see leaf color changes across Minnesota. See three suggested Fall Color Tour auto routes to plan your scenic drives and hikes to admire our autumn colors. Excited to see what Detroit Lakes in the fall is like? Watch our autumn video