Most of the Chautauqua-Allegheny region will be at midpoint of color change by weekend. Color is advancing rapidly in most areas of Allegany State Park, with 50 percent transition expected by the weekend. Predominating fall colors are red, orange, yellow and gold; however there are some areas of the park that remain mostly green. Foliage spotters in Cattaraugus County expect 45 percent color change, with red, orange and yellow leaves of average brilliance. Chautauqua County foliage will be approaching midpoint by the weekend, with 40 percent color change and shades of orange and yellow steadily emerging over the green backdrop. Also expect around 40 percent color change with red, orange and yellow leaves of average brilliance in the Belmont area of Allegany County.
Source: New York State