Chasing fall color

Payson Round Up (October 22, 2019) by Alexis Bechman

There is still time to catch a glimpse of fall color in Rim Country.

For those of us who didn’t grow up in a four-season climate like Payson, watching the leaves turn every year is a thrilling experience.

One of the defining trees of fall in the high country is the aspen — offering a flash of fluorescent color amongst a sea of pines.

These trembling yellow leaves won’t last long, so get out soon before they drop for the winter. There is no way to know when a storm or a windy day will send those leaves tumbling.

Here are our top places to see fall color, but your best bet may be to just get out and drive. Just remember to bring plenty of water and warm clothing if heading out on a day trip.

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