|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
Have your camera ready near dusk, when sunlight warms the landscape with intense color.
Getting There: The best leaf peeping is accessed from the southernmost trailheads of Harriman State Park, 35 miles north of Manhattan off NY 17 or the Palisades Parkway.
Prime Time: Mid-September to late October.
Guides: Harriman Trails: A Guide and History, by William J. Myles (New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, 212-685-9699; www.nynjtc.org; $14.95).
Contact: Palisades Interstate Park Commission, (914) 786-2701.