Foliage Capital of the World
The Best Colors with the Least Hassle
Pound for pound Waterville Valley has the best colored leaves in the world. From the amazing Maple reds, to Aspen’s yellows and the vibrant oranges of the beech Waterville Valley has them all.
Located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest the experience starts from the highway exit. The approach to Waterville Valley along the Mad River is as good a fall foliage experience as most people would want, but once you get to the village of Waterville Valley you’ll understand why so many people come experience fall’s colors.
From great scenic drives to boat rides and antiquing, there is a world of things to do all around Waterville Valley.
In the center of it all
Here you can see how far along the trees are changing and how close we are to peak.