The top places on public lands to take fall pictures, from the National Park Foundation:
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington (for views of Capitol)
Beaver Chief Falls, Glacier National Park, Mont.
George Washington & amp; Jefferson National Forest, Va./W.Va./Ky.
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada
Everett Road Covered Bridge, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Calif.
Freedom Trail, Boston National Historic Park, Mass.
Governors Island, N.Y. (for views of two forts)
El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.
Source: Chicago Tribune