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Colorado Fall Foliage: A MapQuest Guide

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Changing yellow aspen trees in the West Elk Mountain range from Ohio Pass near Crested Butte and Gunnison, Colo. on Monday, Sept. 29, 2003. Fall colors are at its peak in the high mountains of Colorado between 8,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level. (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow) | AP File

Colorado fall foliage features brilliant hues and spectacular scenery. The changing colors of leaves in autumn is one of nature’s most beloved rites of passage -- and makes for one of the most popular and inexpensive getaways for families. As part of LeafQuest -- a MapQuest series helping leaf peepers across North America find easy and rewarding destinations -- here are three recommended spots for viewing Colorado fall foliage.

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