Vermont  Foliage Fayston
Colorful foliage in Fayston, Vermont.

The Mad River Valley is always a perfect place to enjoy fall foliage. During the fall, the hillsides in this scenic area of central Vermont are particularly bright with shades of red, orange and gold.

I typically drive along the back roads of Waitsfield, Warren and Fayston for an annual leaf-peeping outing.  One place where I spend much of my time in the fall with my camera is Bragg Hill, a road between Waitsfield and Fayston that climbs to the west and offers views of Sugarbush Resort’s Mount Ellen.

Judging from the top photo, I think it’s safe to say that the Mad River Valley does not disappoint during foliage season.

**If you go: Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce


  • Ahh… my home turf!!! I’ve always loved the barn in your second photo… can you imagine spending your life as a farmer on that farm! Talk about heaven on earth… Larry

  • Hi Larry — I love that barn! I think it’s actually for sale. It’s so beautiful.

    Hi Susan — You are so lucky! What a beautiful road — one of the most beautiful in VT.

    She — I know! It’s a gorgeous spot in every season.

  • erica, my great grandfather had a large farm in warren atop fuller hill…he was elijah fuller. his grandfather came over from england and chose that area. my great grandmother (not related) was born in fayston and lived in waitsfield during her childhood. thank you for showing those photos. i am sure my ancestors have seen those views…very comforting for me way down here in wv!

  • Tose are some great Fall foliage colors! The wind has blown a lot of leaves off the trees before we got a chance to look at them around here.

  • Kritter – I am so glad you enjoyed the photos of the barn. It’s really such a magnificent place, and I can see why your grandfather was drawn to the area. I love it there.

    Hi Larry – We have had some wind and rain too, but the leaves have held on in a lot of the valleys.

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