fall foliage 411
Get updates on autumn's brilliant show across Minnesota and neighboring states with the websites and phone numbers listed here.
Minnesota: 1-888-646-6367 (live operators Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.); www.mndnr.gov/fallcolors (this Web page includes a map of current color conditions, lists of events, a way to share photos and see others' fall shots, and updates on fall color at state parks).
Iowa: 1-515-233-4110; www.iowadnr.gov/fallcolor (updates begin in late September).
North Dakota: www.ndtourism.com (updates begin mid-September).
South Dakota: www.travelsd.com/outdoors/fall-foliage.
Wisconsin: 1-800-432-8747; www.travelwisconsin.com/fall-color-report.