Kettle Creek State Park 2021 Fall Foliage Update

Fall foliage views from the lower campground at Kettle Creek State Park on October 12th, 2021.

The peak of fall foliage season is fast approaching at Kettle Creek State Park in Clinton County.

Fall foliage views around Kettle Creek on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage views around Kettle Creek on October 12th, 2021.

Driving into the park on Kettle Creek Road, the foliage already forms a colorful canopy over the road.

Fall foliage views along Kettle Creek Road on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage views along Kettle Creek Road on October 12th, 2021.

Around the Kettle Creek Reservoir, the leaves are starting to change but certainly not at peak yet.

Fall foliage views at Kettle Creek State Park on October 12, 2021.
Fall foliage views at Kettle Creek State Park on October 12, 2021.

The view from the boat launch area, looking north, was a little more vibrant.

Fall foliage views near the boar launch at Kettle Creek State Park on October 12thm 2021.
Fall foliage views near the boar launch at Kettle Creek State Park on October 12th, 2021.

The scene upstream from the reservoir was also fairly colorful, although at least several days from being at peak color.

Fall foliage views to the north along Kettle Creek on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage views to the north along Kettle Creek on October 12th, 2021.

By next week, this scene looking south over the reservoir should be much more vibrant.

Fall foliage views around the Kettle Creek Reservoir on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage views around the Kettle Creek Reservoir on October 12th, 2021.

But if you’re headed to Kettle Creek State Park this weekend, your best bet for awesome fall foliage views will be near the lower campground, right along Kettle Creek.

Fall foliage views along Kettle Creek on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage views along Kettle Creek on October 12th, 2021.

If you’ve never been to Kettle Creek State Park before, (or even if you have), check out my in-depth article on the park HERE.

Kettle Creek Vista overlooking Kettle Creek State Park in Clinton County.
Kettle Creek Vista overlooking Kettle Creek State Park in Clinton County

And let’s hope that a week from now we’ll once again have views like this one from last year to take in at Kettle Creek State Park!

Fall foliage at Alvin Bush Dam at Kettle Creek State Park.
Fall foliage at Alvin Bush Dam at Kettle Creek State Park.

The nearby Quehanna Wild Area is also a great place to do some “leaf peeping” this week – check out my 2021 Quehanna Wild Area Fall Foliage Update for photos taken the same day as the Kettle Creek photos above.

Fall foliage at Red Run Gorge Vista in Elk County on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage at Red Run Gorge Vista in Elk County on October 12th, 2021.

The Sinnemahoning State Park 2021 Fall Foliage Update shows you the fall foliage conditions at this park spanning Cameron and Potter counties as of October 12th, 2021.

Fall foliage around the 40 Maples picnic area at Sinnemahoning State Park on October 12th, 2021.
Fall foliage around the 40 Maples picnic area at Sinnemahoning State Park on October 12th, 2021.

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Rusty Glessner is an award-winning photographer, lifelong Pennsylvanian, and creator of the PA Bucket List travel blog.

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