Six Beautiful Places to See Fall Foliage in Montgomery County

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When leaves are changing colors and the foliage is on full display… that’s when Montgomery County, PA looks most beautiful.

Grab your cameras and discover our six top picks for all the leaf peepers out there:

Valley Forge National Historical Park foliage

Valley Forge National Historical Park
In addition to being steeped in history, Valley Forge is also one of the most beautiful parks in the Philadelphia region.

And when fall foliage is in full color, that beauty is even greater.

All of the Park’s 3,500 acres are gorgeous, but some areas stand out above the rest, like the Muhlenberg Brigade Huts & Washington’s Headquarters.


Glencairn Museum

Glencairn Museum
The tower at Glencairn Museum rises seven stories above the Bryn Athyn Historic District.

On a clear day, the Philadelphia skyline is visible in the distance.

In between are miles and miles of trees in their best fall dress.



Perkiomen Trail

Perkiomen Trail
The 20 mile Perkiomen Trail is one of the longest trails in the county, and in fall, it is also one of the most beautiful.

Watch the leaves fall as you make your way, hiking, biking, and exploring along the trail.



Green Lane foliage lake

Green Lane Park
During the last two weeks of October, take a fall foliage boat ride across the Green Lane Reservoir in northwestern Montgomery County.

These guided pontoon boat tours include amazing views and a narrated history of the region and lake.



Colebrookdale  Railroad, which offers foliage tours.

Colebrookdale Railroad
All aboard! The Secret Valley describes the former industrial railway between Boyertown and Pottstown.

Now, its charm and beauty have been revived by the Colebrookdale Railroad, which offers scenic weekend train rides through a feast-for-the-eyes landscape.

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust foliage

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust
This is a gorgeous privately-owned nature preserve with a mission designed to protect plants, animals, bugs, and birds.

Don’t miss the fall landscape here this season.


Read more about fun fall activities at the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board.

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