Toledo and NW Ohio are some of the first areas where the leaves start to change color. You’ll begin to see partial color coverage the first week of October 2022. But, the peak of the fall colors isn’t expected until the third week of October.
Peak fall colors could arrive in Lake County by the first week of October. By the second week of October, Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be bright and vibrant. The rest of Northeast Ohio will experience the colors in all their splendor during the third week of October.
In Columbus and Central Ohio, you can expect to see some patches and partial color in the trees during the second and third weeks of October.
According to the Ohio fall colors map, Cincinnati and Southwest Ohio will start seeing partial fall color coverage during the third week of October. Although, there will be some patches of color a little sooner in the northernmost parts of the region.
The easternmost corner of the region will start to see partial fall colors around the second week of October. The peak color here will develop during the fourth and final full week of the month.