Fall Colors - The Best Spots in Fargo-Moorhead!

M.B Johnson Park, Moorhead, MN

You don’t have to travel far to enjoy the magical fall foliage. The Fargo-Moorhead metro area has many great locations and public spaces to enjoy all the beautiful fall colors. We put together a list of our favorite spots that we thought you might enjoy too!

Forest River Park

If you only have time to visit one location on this list, make it the Forest River Park. This heavily wooded park is a short drive south of Fargo and features beautiful trails, scenic views of the Red River, and a kayak/canoe launch. You can truly get lost in nature and did we mention the beautiful trails? Forest River Park is also known to be a great spot for birdwatching.

500 Forest River Drive
Fargo, ND 58104

Lindenwood Park

Lindenwood is a large, popular park with many multi-use paths and two playgrounds including a fully adaptive playground for people of all abilities. The park sits along the Red River, and it has a pedestrian bridge connected to Moorhead's Gooseberry Park.

Take the Tree Tour by clicking here.

1905 Roger Maris Drive
Fargo, ND 58103

Armour Park

This quiet park is nestled along the Sheyenne River just north of Main Avenue in West Fargo. With mature trees, a large open green space, and a playground this location is a great spot to enjoy the fall colors.

2nd Ave NW and 5th St NW
West Fargo, ND 58102

M.B. Johnson Park

Located on the north side of Moorhead this park offers over 2 miles of walking trails and 4 miles of mountain biking trails along the Red River. Take in all the views of the pond, prairie grass, river, and fall colors! With a concrete path, this is also a great spot to take your furry friend for a walk! Other attractions include the recently planted Food Forest with over 100 fruit trees, public water access, and a large picnic shelter.

Interested in public trees around Moorhead? Check out this map by clicking here. 

3601 11th St N
Moorhead, MN 56560

The Hjemkomst Center

From this location, you can access a large trail system leading to many of Moorhead and Fargo’s downtown parks including Moorhead’s Woodlawn Park with the Midtown Dam Floating Bridge (pictured) for beautiful views of the Red River. The Hjemkomst Center features a replica of a Norwegian Viking ship, a wooden stave church, and various other displays that preserve and share the history of Clay County, Minnesota. You can learn more about the Hjemkomst Center and make it a part of your fall adventure by clicking here. 

202 1st Ave N
Moorhead, MN 56560

North Fargo Neighborhoods

These neighborhoods are desirable for their tree-lined streets; not found in Fargo-Moorhead’s sprawling developments. The mature trees reach across the road creating a beautiful canopy high above the pavement. Take a drive through one of these neighborhoods and you’ll not only admire the beautiful trees but also the stunning and unique architecture. In fact, we have a few homes listed for sale in these neighborhoods right now…check them out by clicking here. 


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