A lovely fall day on the St. Croix river

Warm temperatures, gentle breezes, bright colors, blue water — how could you ask for more?

Fishing on the St. Croix river near Bayport MN

Fishing on the St. Croix river near Bayport MN

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This paddleboat was just one of many watercraft cruising the river on this sunny fall day.

Overlook on the St. Croix river looking toward Hudson Wisconsin (on I-94)

It has been such a dry summer and early fall that many trees have dropped their leaves before peak color has developed in the woods along the river.

It has been such a dry summer and early fall that many trees have dropped their leaves before peak color has developed in the woods along the river.

In other places, the color is just brilliant with yellow birches, red oaks, and still some green.

In other places, the color is just brilliant with yellow birches, red oaks and maples, and yet still some green leaves persisting.

Fall color in the Twin Cities area pales in comparison to the vibrant hues seen along the north shore of Lake Superior.  Photographer Paul Sundberg always manages to capture some amazing fall scenes.  Check out the link in the photo below for more photos like this one.

Paul Sundberg photography:  Photo of the Week for 10-13-2013. http://www.paulsundbergphotography.com/Photo-of-the-Week/Photo-of-the-Week-2013/October-13-2013/32567249_JJKcTG#!i=2831332128&k=3wHKH5k

Paul Sundberg photography: Photo of the Week for 10-13-2013.

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