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Brown County's Famous Foliage Showing Some Color

October 12, 2016

It has begun! Brown County’s famous foliage has started to change. Shades of yellow and orange can be seen lining the roads, including in the Brown County State Park. Fall’s colorful display also can be seen dotting the edges of the hillsides and sprinkled throughout Brown County’s stunning vistas. With peak weeks for the leaves on the horizon, each day brings more and more color.

The next two weeks are likely to be prime time for the famed foliage to reach its optimal autumn hue, making it the perfect time for visitors to take a trip to Brown County. With plenty of great spots to admire the leaves, along with a long list of activities, events, shopping, dining options, and outdoor adventure opportunities, Brown County is a fall fun destination unlike any other!

Check out the leaves and explore less-traveled parts of the county on the Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tour, take a hike in the State Park or Yellowwood State Forest, or simply shop and stroll in the Village. Regardless of what is on the agenda while visiting, Brown County is sure to be a memorable fall trip.

The famous fall foliage also can be viewed on the Brown County Leaf Cam, which is available online. Capturing the ever-changing show of the leaves as they don their bright autumn colors, visitors can tune in to the Leaf Cam for a daily look at the leaves. This year, the Leaf Cam is back and better than ever. In fact, it is completely new!

Providing picture perfect images, the new Leaf Cam is designed to capture crisp, clear footage. This year, visitors will be able to experience Brown County’s beautiful foliage in all its glory thanks to the crystal clear shot generated by the new camera system. With its auto-adjusting capabilities and high-tech lens, the new Leaf Cam will provide a better look at the leaves from sun up to sun down. The new Leaf Cam also will refresh every minute, perfect for capturing all the shades of fall and even some wildlife.

Designed by Bloomington, Indiana-based Blockhouse Audio and Video Production, Brown County’s new Leaf Cam is guaranteed to please, providing a real-time glimpse into Brown County’s most beloved season.

Tune in and watch the show for yourself on the new and improved Leaf Cam! The Leaf Cam can be found online at, as well as on the Discover Brown County app.
Also, the Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s has put together an Insider’s Guide to Fall. Designed to help make visitors’ autumn getaways to Brown County as enjoyable as possible, the guide is filled with fall travel tips, answers to hot visitor questions, and a few off-the-beaten-path activities for guests to try. The Insider’s Guide is available at

For more information about Brown County, including fall attractions, events, and inquiries, please visit or call 812-988-7303. Fall photos also are available upon request.

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