Fall is here, you can feel it in the air. The mornings are crisp and nights are cool. These are all signs that the summer is over and that winter is just around the corner. These seasonal changes bring one of the most beautiful times in Colorado, the changing color of the aspen leaves.
Every year in fall as the weather turns cooler, the aspen in the Colorado Rocky Mountains begin to turn colors before they lose their leaves. Many trees’ leaves turn yellow and fall off. The leaves of the aspen tree, however, can turn different shades of brilliant colors. They can be from the bright yellow, orange, red and even purple. Massive groves of aspen turn colors at the same time, turning an entire mountainside into a brilliant flare of color and beauty. The contrast of . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Camper or Not, Go See the Aspen!