According to experts, the Maine fall foliage season looks like it will be a good one! However, a leaf fungus has been an issue with oak trees, maple trees and birch trees in some areas of the state. That's largely due to a lot of rain this summer.The trees affected with the fungus, might cause the leaves to not have as bright colors as normal and cause the leaves to drop earlier.

According to the weekly fall foliage report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, last week marked the official start of the season.

The state is offering free guided fall foliage tours at several state parks and public reserved lands starting on September 27. The first tours will take place at Mount Blue State Park in Weld, Little Moose Public Reserved Lands in Greenville and Aroostook State Park in Presque Isle. For more information visit