Peep and click photography tips

Aboard the Amtrak Adirondack between Westport and Port Henry, New York.

Fall foliage trains offer natural photo ops for amateur shutter bugs and seasoned photogs, alike.

Calling all color trackers

Mt Washington Cog Railway, Mt Washington, New Hampshire

Fall aboard! North America’s leaves are turning and fall foliage trains are chasing the color across the USA and Canada

Plan ahead for best viewing

Fall Foliage Peak Times online map.

Catching fall foliage at its peak is always a dicey proposition. Leaf peepers in the know track color with online color reports.

New England

Mt Washington Cog Railway, Mt Washington, New Hampshire

Catch a foliage train rides in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,  and Rhode Island

Mid Atlantic

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad approaching Frostburg.

All aboard for autumn color in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

The South

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Clarkdale, North Carolina

Color on track in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.


Cuyahoga Scenic Railroad runs through Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley.

View the color aboard fall foliage trains in Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.


Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad operates trains between Chama, New Mexico and Antonito, Colorado

The golden glow of autumn's aspens blaze railway routes through Arizona and New Mexico.

The West

Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad runs through the mountain's forested foothills

Autumn hues range from the Rockies to the Pacific Northwest along railroads in Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Washington..


The Agawa Canyon Tour Train pushes north from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Sample Canada's seasonal colours aboard a fall foliage train in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Québec.