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A sailboat makes its way across Watauga Lake on an autumn afternoon. Watauga Lake, a TVA-dammed reservoir, covers 10 square miles in two counties and is considered one of the cleanest lakes in the United States.


If leaf looking is your thing, then this map is for you. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Northeast Tennessee attracts guests from all over the country in anticipation of peak fall foliage.

The peak time for fall foliage in Northeast Tennessee is estimated to be the weekend of September 29 through October 1. Calculations are provided by’s interactive map showcasing the best time to expect full color throughout the United States.

According to the calculations, Northeast Tennessee should expect peak viewing in the days surrounding October 1, 2017.

As crisp air returns to Northeast Tennessee and September enters the scene, now is the best time to start planning a memorable fall foliage trip.

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