NEW YORK (PIX11) — With summer ending and fall officially beginning Thursday, New Yorkers and tourists will be looking for the best spots to see the fall foliage in New York City.

Many of the parks, zoos, and outdoor spaces around the five boroughs are just getting ready to peak for the season, according to a fall foliage report on When they do, you’ll want to check out the lovely scenery at these spots:

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden – 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Green-Wood Cemetery – 500 25th Street, Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden – 990 Washington Ave., Brooklyn
  • Central Park in Manhattan
  • Prospect Park in Brooklyn
  • FDR Four Freedoms Park – 1 FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island
  • Bronx Zoo – 2300 Southern Blvd., The Bronx
  • Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center – 4900 Independence Ave., The Bronx
  • The Met Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park – 99 Margaret Corbin Dr. in Manhattan

If you can’t wait and don’t mind driving a bit outside the city, many upstate spots in the Catskills and Hudson Valley are starting to change, like Middletown and Poughkeepsie.