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What’s Up With The Late Leaf Turning This Year?

19 Oct , 2018  

What gives with the green? Ohioans want to know, and ODNR has an answer.

“We are running anywhere from a week to two weeks behind on fall color this year,” says Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Fall Color Forester Greg Smith. “We’re anticipating really nice colors with the amount of moisture the trees have in them, and the recent cooler temperatures combined with bright, sunny days should trigger the onset of colorful changes in the leaves.” More…

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Brilliant Colors Around The Corner: Latest From ODNR Including The Official Ohio Video Fall Color Forecast

28 Sep , 2018  

Fans of fall color in the Buckeye State in north central Ohio are getting ready for their favorite season of the year. What’s it going to be like in 2018? We have some answers today on 1812Blockhouse.

Ohio’s forest canopies will soon begin their color transformation to strong reds, vivid yellows and bold oranges that encourage people to visit the Buckeye State to catch that first glimpse of color. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with TourismOhio, will help people find the best locations to view the changing colors throughout the fall. More…

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TourismOhio Launches Online Center For All Things Fall Related

6 Sep , 2018  

Area residents know well that Richland County and all of north central Ohio can feature stunning fall colors as the days shorten and the temperatures cool. It might not seem like it at the moment, but the seasons are going to change sooner versus later.

To help Ohio travelers, friends and families create their own Fallidays, TourismOhio has launched a fall planning hub at Ohio.org/Fallidays. More…

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Ohioans Encouraged To Pay Attention To Increased Deer Activity

27 Oct , 2017  

Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Paul Pride are encouraging Ohioans to complete an insurance review and to drive with extra caution. November is the leading month for deer-vehicle crashes in the state.

“Ohioans can protect themselves by committing to attentive driving and having the appropriate insurance in place,” Froment said. “Driver focus is vital the entire year, especially in November with the amount of increased deer activity.”  More…

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Ohio Fall Update — October 11

11 Oct , 2017  

Every week this fall, we will be bringing you photos submitted by Ohioans and those visiting Ohio, all showing the beauty of a Buckeye fall. Each has been tagged with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Instgram tag. Hover over any image for more information, and enjoy!! More…

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Have A Family Friendly Fall In North Central Ohio

7 Oct , 2017  

The great folks at Destination Mansfield – Richland County have great ideas for enjoying the beauty and bounty of the local fall season.

Fall has come to Richland County and the family-friendly fun is ongoing! Enjoy all the classics like pumpkins and corn mazes. Go someplace new like The Barnyard or try something different like a Halloween Campout. Just treats, no tricks! See the list below for some community favorites. More…

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Let The Fall Color Begin

30 Sep , 2017  

As shorter days and cooler nights signal the onset of autumn, Ohio’s forest canopies begin their color transformation. Seeking that first glimpse of fall color – the leaves changing to strong reds, vivid yellows and bold oranges – is a favorite fall activity for many people who live in or visit the Buckeye State. Throughout the fall color season, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with TourismOhio, will help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the beginning of fall in Ohio.
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City Leaf Collection Details Set

25 Oct , 2016  

The City of Mansfield has announced information concerning the 2016 Leaf Collection Program.

The same three (3) collection sites will be utilized as last year; Sterkel Park on Hollywood Lane, Liberty Park on Grace Street and the Service Complex at 480 Park Avenue East. More…

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Autumn Colors Nearing Their Peak

19 Oct , 2016  

The Fall Color Report of TourismOhio officially places the leaves of north central Ohio at or near their peak in turning color for the season.

The indicators for Mount Gilead State Park, Malabar Farm State Park, and Mohican State Park and Forest are all marked by a burnt orange circle, which indicates that each is “near peak.” More…

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History & Tourism

Ohio Fall Color Reports Underway

7 Oct , 2016  

As it has done in years past, TourismOhio has begun regular updates about the turning of leaves across the Buckeye State.

This year, that experience takes place on the agency’s brand-new website. The new page (click here) displays the following:

An Ohio map showing the current status of tree colors at state parks. Locally, those include Mount Gilead State Park, Mohican State Park and Forest, and Malabar Farm State Park. Clicking on any park icon will take visitors to a page listing fall-related hikes and other events. More…

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