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Northeast Ohio Fall Foliage 2013

This past weekend we went back to our favorite spots for fall foliage in northeast Ohio: Mohican State Park and Malabar Farm. At Mohican we stopped at Pleasant Hill Dam. We photographed the foliage in the Clear Fork Gorge on one side of the dam and along Pleasant Hill Lake on the other. Lots of people were taking advantage of the wonderful weather to sight-see, hike, or boat on the lake. We then drove over to Mohican Lodge for lunch and a short walk from the lodge over to the lake.

View from the Mohican Lodge of Pleasant Hill Lake


Another view across the lake from the lodge
Pleasant Hill Lake viewed from the dam
View of Clear Fork Gorge

We also climbed the fire tower at Mohican State Park to photograph the surrounding area. The fire tower is 80 feet tall and located on a hill-top, so there’s a pretty good view of the state park and surrounding state forest.

Firetower at Mohican State Park
Looking down on the lawn around the fire tower
View across the road from the fire tower
Another view from the fire tower; you can still see lots of green.

Our final stop was Mt Jeez overlooking Malabar Farm. This is a popular vantage point and was very popular this past weekend with an almost full parking area.

View from Mt. Jeez of the Bromfields’ former home at Malabar Farms
Farmland and forest around Mt. Jeez
Another view of farmland and forest around Mt. Jeez

The foliage in this area of Ohio was near peak during our visit and will probably be at peak this coming weekend (Oct. 18-20, 2013).




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