The colors have been slow to change here in St. Cloud, but the Minnesota DNR says things are peaking central Minnesota -- making this weekend great one for getting out to take it all in.

Minnesota DNR

Much of the northern half the state is already 'past peak,' and I can attest to that after going to close up the cabin near Duluth last Sunday, and I would guess that 70% of the trees were already bare.

Download The 98.1 Minnesota's New Country Mobile App

Your best bet for spectacular fall colors appear to be peaking across the western and southern portion of the state. Send us your pics!

Pete Hanson is on 98.1 Minnesota's New Country weekday mornings from 5:30 to 10:00.

Get the '98.1 Insider' Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest Minnesota & music news in your inbox a couple times a week. If we're not awesome, drop us like a hot potato.