Labor Day 2012 is in the books, and that means that the spectacular fall colors that paint Alabama’s forests each year are not far away! Here on the banks of Smith Lake, we’ve got an incredible view of the gorgeous fall foliage that’s going to be lighting up the Bankhead National Forest in the coming weeks.
And while we think the best place to view these spectacular colors is right here at Sipsey Landing, we also want to let you know about the other areas around the Southeast that are going to be showcasing the colors of fall. The Alabama Tourism Department has put together a great website that shows color enthusiasts where and when to find the peak colors. Just roll over the dates, and you’ll see which areas of our state are expected to be showing off the finest fall colors on those weekends. According to this site colors are expected to peak around Smith Lake and Birmingham in early November. That means you’ve got plenty of time to visit Smith Lake and find your favorite viewing and photography spots! [Read more...]