Bucks County
Sailboat on the river during peak fall foliage

TOP 10 WAYS TO VIEW FALL FOLIAGE

Partake in the season of leaf-peeping as summer fades out and fall bursts in! As one of the most picturesque seasons to visit, Bucks County welcomes its colorful foliage of vibrant reds, oranges and yellows throughout our countryside.

According to the 2019 Fall Foliage Map, peak fall foliage in Bucks County should  occur around October 19, 2019!

1. Embark on a charming and historic Covered Bridge tour

  • Cabin Run Covered Bridge

Take the Bucks County Covered Bridge Driving Tour. Peppered throughout our country back roads, view the beautiful covered bridges and marvel at their incredible authenticity and rich surrounding beauty. 

2. Experience Bucks County’s fall foliage at new heights

  • Hot Air Balloon over foliage

Take a ride with the US Hot Air Balloon Team! Drift above miles of breathtaking landscapes as you soar on a picturesque adventure.

3. View the gorgeous fall foliage along River Road

  • Fall Foliage and Sun

View the foliage at ground level with a scenic drive along River Road/Route 32. Stop by the eclectic bunch of restaurants and shops sprinkled along the way and enjoy the afternoon taking in the crisp autumn air with wading sounds of the Delaware River in the background.

4. Board the New Hope Railroad for the Fall Foliage Excursion Train

  • Fall Foliage with Cabin and Pond

All aboard! Ride in style in the 1920s vintage passenger coach for a two-and-a-half-hour journey through the picturesque countryside. 

5. Stroll the cobblestone walkways of Peddler’s Village

  • Scarecrow Festival at Peddler's Village

Natural beauty surrounds you as you stroll the cobblestone walkways at the 42-acre, 18th-century-style shopping destination, Peddler’s Village. The annual Apple Festival November 2-3, 2019 is the perfect time to view the fall colors on the ground while enjoying a nice glass of apple cider or a slice of homemade apple pie. Peddler's Village also plays host to the annual Scarecrow Competition and Display. Check out the impressive scarecrow designs while enjoying the scenic fall colors. 

6. See the leaves at Washington Crossing Historic Park

  • Painter by river at Washington Crossing

Spend a leisurely fall afternoon strolling through Washington Crossing Historic Park. Learn about the rich history of the park and witness events from the past.

7. For a bird’s-eye view of the County, climb to the top of Bowman’s Hill Tower

  • View of fall foliage from Bowman's Tower

Located on the grounds of Washington Crossing Historic Park, the tower provides visitors with breathtaking views across 14 miles of pristine countryside.

8. Biking along the scenic towpath in Delaware Canal State Park

  • Cyclist along the Delaware Canal in fall

The 60-mile tree-lined towpath provides some of the best foliage viewing in all of Bucks County. Pack a picnic and take in picture-perfect views while enjoying lunch along the canal.

9. Embark on a crisp fall hike at High Rocks in Ralph Stover Park

  • High Rocks Park

Spend the day admiring the views from the hiking trail or rock climb to its scenic sights. 

10. Head to Bristol's waterfront for unique riverside views

  • Cyclist along the Delaware Canal in fall

The wharf, complete with two large floating docks, 32 boat slips and a fishing area is the perfect place for boaters.

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