When Joyce Kilmer wrote “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree,” his often quoted and sometimes parodied verse failed to mention the captivating colors of fall foliage.
Making up for that omission each autumn is the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, which provides ample online details updated weekly on the development of arboreal hues across the Natural State. Travel Deals
The report, updated each Friday, indicates that the turning of the leaves is in progress but not yet at its prime. More rain would help foliage to brighten. The peak color periods are estimated to be as follows: