Fall is my favorite season of the year. The beautiful colors of the changing leaves are definitely one of the reasons, and the cooler weather is certainly a welcome change after the heat of summer. There is just something special about fall weather.
What better way to enjoy the beginning of the season than to download some autumn wallpaper that can be used as a desktop background on your computer?
On this page, you’ll find 40 beautiful photos that can be used as your own wallpaper. The photos feature amazing autumn scenes like colorful forests, fallen leaves, and even some pumpkins. When you see an image that you want to use as your own wallpaper, click on the image and you’ll be led to a page where you can download a high-res version of the photo for free.
A beautiful photo with sunrays that fill the forest with warmth.
This simple photo of two floating leaves makes an excellent wallpaper.
A picturesque scene of a tree-lined path with fallen leaves, and a person in the distance.
This photo features a beautiful path leading into a foggy forest.
Closeup of a colorful leaf, with plenty of space around the edges for your icons.
A colorful leaf lying on a wood floor, which makes a nice background.
Macro shot of water droplets on a colorful autumn leaf.
This simple photo shows fallen leaves on the ground, and the top half of the photo is perfect for placing your desktop items on the dark background.
Closeup of fallen brown leaves with some water droplets.
A nice closeup shot of colorful autumn leaves with a bokeh background.
Colorful leaves forming a circular pattern.
Photo of a lake reflecting the beautiful fall colors of a nearby forest.
A leaf-covered path leading through a beautiful foggy forest.
Autumn shot of the beautiful trees of the Dark Hedges.
This simple closeup shot of a leaf makes a nice colorful wallpaper or desktop background.
Closeup of colorful leaves on a blue sky background.
Edge of the lake with colorful autumn trees leading up to it.
Closeup of a colorful orange/red leaf and a hand, with a blurred background.
Another shot of a hand holding a leaf, but this one has a bridge in the blurred background.
Another closeup of a maple leaf, this one with bokeh lights in the background.
This beautiful tree is full of colorful leaves, with the sun poking through.
Looking down at the leaf-covered ground.
An aerial shot of a road leading through a colorful forest.
Another aerial shot that shows off amazing fall colors and foliage.
Aerial shot of a winding road leading through a forest of stunning colors.
A forest that features some autumn color, a line of fog, and some snow-covered trees.
A low perspective shot of a road leading through the forest, with fog in the distance.
A single falling leaf with a blurred bokeh background.
Pumpkins are one of the most recognizable signs of fall, and this closeup of beautiful orange pumpkins will give you the autumn feel that you’re after.
Closeup of some colorful autumn squash.
An abstract shot of water reflecting blurred fall colors.
Colorful leaves almost completely covering the grass.
A leaf-covered road lined with picturesque trees.
A woman photographing the autumn landscape.
Looking up through the trees, providing an interesting perspective.
Mountains in the distance with colorful trees in the foreground.
This photo showcases colorful orange leaves with a strong contrast on the light background. That light background is perfect for placing your icons and shortcuts.
This colorful photo includes a nice blue sky background, which is an ideal home for your icons and shortcuts.
A closeup shot of colorful orange leaves with the sun shining through.
This shot of colorful leaves makes an excellent wallpaper or background for your desktop.
We hope you enjoyed this collection of autumn wallpaper and desktop backgrounds and that you were able to narrow it down to one favorite. With so many amazing photos at your disposal, choosing just one can be a real challenge.
If you’re interested in other seasonal wallpapers, please see our other collections: