Hunting for Gold: Vibrant Fall Colors in Southern Wisconsin

Whether you’re hitting the road for a day or a weekend, the lush colors and nostalgic air of autumn will beckon you to hide away. Head to Wisconsin’s southern counties for an unforgettable fall afternoon! From Beloit to Middleton to Madison, these pictures from the peak of fall 2012 are only a taste of what southern Wisconsin has to offer.

BeloitForrest at Potawatomi State Park

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Head to Beloit this fall to see these brilliant, warm colors along their waterways. The lush leaves are changing as quickly as this season so don’t miss your chance to bask in their beauty! Photo: Linda Ross

Holy HillWashington County

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This photo captures the trees of Holy Hill in Washington County transforming into a vibrant, multicolored mural of fall. Jump in your car and throw on your walking shoes to find your own elevated view of autumn in southern Wisconsin.  Photo: Gerry Grzyb


Kickapoo Valley Kickapoo Orchard

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The crisp air and bright skies of fall in Wisconsin create the perfect recipe for a trip to one of Wisconsin's countless orchards. This photo is taken from an overlook next to the sunflower maze at Kickapoo Orchard! Photo: Marlene Meyer

Snake RoadWalworth County

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Enjoying the colors of fall in southern Wisconsin is as easy as jumping in your car and taking a back road. This photo was taken during fall of 2012 in Walworth County, one of the best spots in the state to check out the wide array of fall colors. Photo: Nanda Matta

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