Fall On The Grand Mesa 2017

Fall Colors 2017 | Monday, September 25, 2017

Skyway Point Fall Colors
Fall colors on the Grand Mesa viewed from the Skyway Point Overlook.

This evening I headed up onto the Grand Mesa after work for a couple of hours so I could try to catch a few fall colors this season with my camera. Unfortunately, the colors didn’t seem to be as good as they usually are with plenty of stripped trees and unhealthy looking leaves, but I managed to find a couple nice areas and used my long lens to help isolate the best colors. There was even a little snow still sticking around on the top of the mesa from the winter storm that came through over the weekend. I pretty much stuck to the highway and stayed around until sunset before heading back home. Here are a few photos from the evening…

Welcome to the Grand Mesa National Forest.

Grand Mesa National Forest

A nice drive along the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway.

Grand Mesa Scenic Byway

Fall Colors

Trees

Aspen Rainbow

Colorful Trees

Grand Mesa Reflection

Reflection

Skyway Point Overlook

Skyway Overlook

Chalk Mountain in the distance over the Water Dog Reservoir.

Chalk Mountain

Catching the last light of the day…

Catching Light

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