Fall Color Spots in Indiana’s Cool North

The autumn foliage is about to burst into vibrant color.  You don't need to wait for the peak color to enjoy fall's spectacle; the early changing colors mixed with the contrast of the summer green makes for a stunning look.  If you are determined to wait for the peak color, keep watching around mid-October.   We've gathered some inspiration to help you discover where you can immerse yourself in the glorious colors of fall in Indiana's Cool North.

The River Greenway Trail

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail for the Scenic Hikes 2


The River Greenway Trail seamlessly combines the serene charm of the Elkhart River with the lively atmosphere of downtown Elkhart.

Starting at the Elkhart Environmental Center’s trailhead, you can either meander along the picturesque banks of the Elkhart River into the bustling River District or link up with the MapleHeart Trail, leading you further on to Goshen and connections with the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail.

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 63 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 69 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 94 Minutes to South Shore

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