Fall is one of the best seasons in Canada. We have weather that is not too hot and not too cool; perfect for camping, hikes and many other outdoor activities. Everyone should experience the beautiful atmosphere and eye-catching sights that Canadians get to observe every year.
The top pick is the oldest and most famous provincial park, well-known for its peak time to visit: the fall. A unique experience that many look for is the art gallery, and the logging museum. These two activities are fun for visitors of all ages. Algonquin is the number one spot to visit if you want to immerse yourself in the bright carmine to pale-yellow trees around the park. During mid-September to early October, Sugar Maples and Red Maples will change their colors. From early to mid-October, the leaves of poplar and birch species will turn yellow-orange. In late October, Tamarack will reach their peak yellow.
It costs $21.00 for a day use to enter the park with one vehicle.
This park is located near Hwy #60, Whitney, K0J 2M0.
This park is popular all seasons. Like other places, it has many activities to entertain, for example, hiking, swimming, and canoeing. The main difference with this spot is the number of trees that give visitors shade throughout their hikes or other activities. The trees provide an artistic view with the amber red leaves and shade to keep them cool during a hot day. Follow a short hike to Big Bend Lookout and Stubb’s Fall’s to get a beautiful skyline and the feel of genuinely being in nature. To view the peak foliage of the season, the beginning of October is the time to visit. The fee is $18.00 per person on weekdays and $21.00 on weekends. Camping fees vary around $100.00 a night.
Address: 451 Arrowhead Park Rd, Huntsville P1H 2J4
Sauble Falls is a beautiful park with an amazing beach and hiking trails that give fall lovers a great view of the ever-changing colors. The 2.5km Sauble trail goes through a red pine plantation which gives the hikers an even more up-close view of the cherry red leaves. The walk from the campsite to the beach is short and along the way you have a great view of a few waterfalls. The scenery brings out the best of mother nature. There are a lot of activities, and paddle boats give you a unique experience of the changing colors in the surrounding forest. The fall foliage of russet makes the ride even more enjoyable. This park only charges parking fee, which makes it even more attractive.
Address: 1400 Sauble Falls Road, South Bruce Peninsula N0H 2T0
Located near Bancroft, this park is the spot for a relaxing camping experience along with crimson and auburn leaves and a variety of mushroom colors. Just keep them away from your mouth, they’re only there to admire! The park has many private sites for everyone to enjoy and appreciate the natural environment. The widely talked about ‘cool big rock’ is located near Campsite #40. It is a good landmark that helps campers know where their campgrounds are. The lake vistas are seen through different trails but a prominent one is rewarding after a long 4-hour hike, Silent Lake Loop. The daily parking fee is around $12.00.
Address: 1589 Silent Lake Park Road, Highlands East, Ontario K0L 1C0.
Mono Cliffs is a provincial park located in the rural town of Mono. It is a well rated place to visit especially around autumn for its amazing carnelian leaves that change throughout the cool season. A short hike on Link Trail will allow you to see all the fall vegetation. This spot is known for its great hiking trails that are perfect to bring along your four-legged friends. It can be packed this year because of the number of people who saw a Tik Tok video and wanted to try the trails. The fee per vehicle is $7.25 every four hours, which is enough for a short hike, or $15.50 for a full day. Vehicle permits can be reserved online or by phone at 1-888-ONT-PARK.
Address: 795086 3rd Line EHS, Shelburne, ON L9W 5Y2 For more information on fall color, visit https://www.ontarioparks.com/fallcolour
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