Hello, and welcome back to the Denver Mobile Auto Glass blog! Fall has finally arrived in Colorado, which means the leaves are changing, creating a magnificent palette of warm colors across the Front Range. If you’re like most, you’ll be packing up the car for a drive to the high country to view the Colorado’s radiant fall foliage. We thought we would take this opportunity to tell our readers about the best places to visit where you can see Colorado’s fall foliage in all its golden splendor. Please read below to learn where to go to see the leaves changing.

Prep Your Auto Glass for Your Fall Foliage Adventure

In order to see the radiant reds, golds, and oranges of the changing leaves as you drive along the highways into the high country, you’ll want to make sure your windshield and auto glass is clean and free of cracks. View our recent blog post that outlines the best ways to clean your windshield by clicking here. For quick cleaning tips, prepare your car for the road trip by:

  • Using an ammonia-free window cleaner, give the inner and outer window a good wipe down so that everyone in the car will have a clear view of the passing trees on the hillsides as you drive.
  • Inspect the front and rear windshield for any damage. If you notice any chips or small cracks, call Denver Mobile Auto Glass to come to you to repair your minor windshield damage. If you have large cracks that run the length of your windshield, call us to schedule a mobile windshield replacement before heading out on your adventure. Keep in mind that cold mountain temperatures can cause a crack in the windshield to split even further, which can lead to more serious windshield issues.

Once you’ve gotten your car all checked and ready to go, it’s time to hit the road!

Best Places to View Colorado’s Fall Foliage:

  • Maroon Bells: This is one of the most popular places to view changing leaves on gorgeous mountainsides surrounding crystal clear lakes. Pack your camera for some of the most iconic shots of colorful Colorado in all its glory. Just be prepared to view the magnificence of this picturesque landscape with a lot of other visitors.
  • Rocky Mountain National Park: Anywhere you drive in one of America’s finest parks, you’re sure to see mountainsides glistening with reds and golds. If you’re planning to drive along the scenic Trail Ridge Road, check the NPS site for road closures.
  • Kebler Pass: If you love aspens, Kebler Pass in Gunnison County is known for having one of the world’s largest aspen groves. There are also several small lakes in the area which reflect the surrounding trees and the brilliant blue sky above, creating a gorgeous contrast.

These are some of our favorite spots to view the autumn leaves in Colorado. Tune in for part two of this short blogs series to learn more places to view the changing fall leaves. Give Denver Mobile Auto Glass a call for a windshield replacement before heading out on your autumn adventure.