October 15, 2020
Nancy and I made a last minute
decision to take a day trip to view some of northern
Pennsylvania's beautiful fall foliage colors before they
would be gone for another year. The colors were near
peak in many areas and the weather was near perfect with
much warmer than normal temperatures for this time of the
A distant hillside near
Elysburg (Northumberland County) offers a nice backdrop to the green
pasture and colorful deciduous trees in the foreground.
Lone Tree Gold:
A lone Chestnut tree showcases its autumn plumage on a
farm near the town of Turbotville, Pennsylvania.
River Bend View:
The Loyalsock river winds through the Loyalsock State Forest south
of Barbours in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
Dry Run Falls:
Located in the Loyalsock State Forest this normally impressive
multi-tier waterfall is barely a trickle due to moderate drought
Nancy enjoyed having lunch in this well built picnic shelter found
along Dry Run Road south of Hillsgrove, Pennsylvania.
Picnic Shelter Interior:
A view of the interior showcases the craftsmanship used during
Hillsgrove Covered Bridge:
A somewhat hidden, but well maintained covered bridge crosses the
Loyalsock creek south of Hillsgrove, Pennsylvania in Sullivan
Hillsgrove Covered Bridge - 2: Another
view of the covered bridge showing the somewhat dangerous tight turn
when entering or exiting the bridge.
Low water flow reveals the rocky creek bottom amid a burst of
beautiful fall foliage colors in Bradford County Pennsylvania.
Schrader Creek Vista: This
wider view reveals how the creek runs deeply through the
northern Pennsylvania woodlands.
Schrader Creek Rapids- Bradford County:
During times of high water this area is normally a raging area
of rapids with little to no rocks visible.
Another view of the cool waters and warm foliage colors found
along the Schrader Creek.
One of the countless dirt roads that wind through the northern
woods that afford beautiful views of the autumn colors.
This one is near Sunfish Pond in Bradford County.
Sugar Maple: A
fine specimen tree in full Autumn glory color near the town of
Dutchman Falls: A
late day view of the Dutchman Falls found near the "Haystacks Trail"
near Laporte, Pennsylvania.