"Color" is right there in the name of Colorado, so it's not surprising to see wonderful fall colors; but it is great, nonetheless.

Whether it's up in the mountains, or along the plains of the Centennial State, Coloradans have a way of finding great shots of the season. The fall leaves can leave you speechless, while you take in nature's creations.

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When it comes to fall in Colorado, "Leaf Peeping" becomes more than a hobby, it becomes a race against time. There are only so many weekends that folks can get out and get up close to the great scenery that the state has to offer.

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How far have you traveled in your search for great fall photos in Colorado? Where do you go? Do you have a favorite spot you always visit for that year's collection? Monarch Pass? Telluride? Estes Park?

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No matter how far you have to drive to get your shots, it's almost always worth the time and gas to have your own piece of Colorado's beauty. Thousands upon thousands of Coloradans get out each season to capture the reds, the oranges, and the yellows, of the trees turning, before falling to the ground.

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Fall Through the Eyes of Your Fellow Coloradans

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12 Amazing Colorado Drives for Viewing the Fall Colors

Check out 12 of the most popular fall color drives to put on your Colorado bucket list. Scroll on to learn about fall color routes in each part of the state that are perfect for enjoying the changing seasons.

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Photos: The Fall Colors Have Arrived on Colorado's Grand Mesa

Ready to see the fall colors changing on Western Colorado's Grand Mesa? Fall has arrived and the next week to 10 days will be the best time to take your fall color photos. Check out the colors we saw last weekend and our recommendation for a great fall color hike you can enjoy right now.

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