Photos of autumn wildflowers and fall foliage in Colorado

Winter is coming... but it's not here yet! Come celebrate these last days of sunshine and warm colors. Here are a few pictures that will put you in the mood... you can also check out this week's video for my Moving Postcard web series: Autumn Wildflowers – In A Colorado Minute (Week 337)

If you'd like to see more photos of Colorado in autumn and throughout the year, check out my
In A Colorado Minute 2016 Flickr album.

Thistle still in bloom at Running Deer Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Snow-covered Longs Peak reminds us that winter is coming. But it's not here yet!
Running Deer Natural Area - Fort Collins, Colorado

Running Deer Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Wildflower all lit up at Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

All dried up wildflower at Running Deer Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Horsetooth Mountain seen from Running Deer Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

The last of the wild sunflowers (or black-eyed susans?)
Riverbend Ponds Natural Area - Fort Collins, Colorado

Colorado wildflowers still in bloom in October!
Running Deer Natural Area - Fort Collins, Colorado

Milkweed along the Cache la Poudre River
Fort Collins, Colorado

Grasshopper - not hopping in Colorado

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Colorado wildflowers and Longs Peak, Rocky Mountains

Some Colorado wildflowers look best in their autumn colors.

You may be withered, but no reason to hang your head.

Autumn colors along County Road 59 in Colorado.

Autumn Aspen along County Road 59, just south of Wyoming.

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Fort Collins, Colorado