Russet oaks and golden aspens lead the eye up to the snowy Cimarron Mountains as seen from Owl Creek Pass Road near Ridgway, Colorado. It is one of the best fall color locations for photographers.

Fall Landscapes of the San Juan Mountains

Here are photographs of San Juan Mountain Fall Landscapes. In autumn these Colorado mountains are full of color, from both fall leaves and colorful geology.

Portfolio of San Juan Mountain fall landscapes

Here is our collection of San Juan Mountain fall landscapes for your enjoyment.

Areas covered by these photos

We used Ridgway State Park, on the outskirts of Ridgway, as our base camp. From there, we explored the mountains around Ridgway, Our, Silverton, Telluride, and Ophir. Here are some Google maps with some of the best photo locations listed.

Ridgway area:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zxytoCjVKsz0.kJcTn2u-C5-0&usp=sharing

Ouray and Silverton area: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zxytoCjVKsz0.kyP7NFKPBlQ4&usp=sharing

And, here is a blog post, along with a PDF guide, to help you find the best places to photograph fall landscapes in the San Juan Mountains.

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