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25 New York Adventures with Stunning Fall Foliage

New York gets the best of every season - or maybe worst? Looking at you frigid winters and swampy summers - but fall in the Adirondacks and beyond is our favorite time to be in New York.

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Whether you're going for an overnight trip into the backcountry, out for a quick day hike, or simply a pleasure cruise upstate in the car, right now is an amazing time to experience the outdoors in New York. With the summer heat gone and fall leaves going off, you won't regret hitting up any of these adventures this weekend. Check out some of our favorite fall adventures in New York and pick a few to explore before the leaves have all fallen!  

Adventure by Shawn Grenninger

Adventure by Janet Thomas

Adventure by Shaun O'Neill

Adventure by Rebecca Nichols

Adventure by Rebecca Nichols

Adventure by Shawn Grenninger

Adventure by Brian Maley

Adventure by Brian Maley

Adventure by Christopher Zajac

Adventure by The Outbound

Adventure by Rebecca Nichols

Adventure by Michael Martineau

Adventure by The Outbound

Adventure by Lara Paul

Adventure by The Outbound

Adventure by Timothy Behuniak

Adventure by Rebecca Nichols

Adventure by Rebecca Nichols

Adventure by The Outbound

Adventure by John Maurizi

Adventure by Michael Martineau

Adventure by The Outbound

Adventure by John Maurizi

Adventure by Nickolis Irby

Adventure by The Outbound

Discover more outdoor adventures around New York:

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15 Must-Do Hikes near New York City

25 Must-Do Adventures in New York

Cover photo: Shawn Grenninger

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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