Ontario Fall Colours Progression Report

North Bay Summer in the Park 2016

Ontario fall colour reports will start in early September 2016 and will continue through October in many of the resort destinations north, northeast and northwest of Toronto GTA. Find a travel area in  Northern OntarioCentral OntarioOttawaEastern OntarioSouth Western Ontario. Plan ahead now with a suggested featured Fall Road Trips and Drives


Fall Colour Progression Report:

As reported by OntarioTravel.net
Report Date: TBA

Resort destinations north of Toronto: 

Northern OntarioCentral OntarioOttawaEastern Ontario, South Western Ontario

Central Ontario Region

Algonquin Park – Coming Soon to foliage near you! Algonquin Wildlife Research Station, Algonquin Highlands Trails

Parry Sound – Coming Soon to foliage near you! Activities: Georgian Bay Airways (closed for season, book for 2016)

Muskoka – 0%
Gravenhurst – 0% 
Bracebridge – 0% 
Huntsville – 0% 
Bala – 0% 
Port Severn – 0% 

Pick up a Muskoka Driving Tours Map and follow one of the six driving tours from Muskoka Tourism 1342 Hwy 11 North, Kilworthy. 1-800-267-9700.

Driving Tours

  • Muskoka Rd 17 from Gravenhurst to Bracebridge, you could stop at Muskoka Beach for a gorgeous view of Lake Muskoka, sections of the road are like a canopy
  • Hwy 117 to Baysville and Dorset, stop and walk along the river in the park then to Dorset to the Lookout Tower
  • Hwy 118 east Bracebridge to Hwy 35
  • Hwy 118W to Port Carling, climb the hiking trail Huckleberry Rock, the pink granite rock cut overlooking Muskoka Lake, and loop through Windermere and Minett
  • Muskoka Road 38 has beautiful colour
  • Muskoka Rd 13 Severn Bridge to Torrance is a winding road, with lots of maple trees,
    stop and hike through the Torrance Barren

Best Viewing Opportunities: Resorts of North Muskoka Georgian Bay Airways Muskoka Tourism Fall Colour Drives & Getaways
Best Photo Opportunities: http://www.discovermuskoka.ca/muskoka-fall-photos
Local Tourism Link: http://www.discovermuskoka.ca

Minden/Haliburton: 0% 

Predominant Colours: Green
Featured Destinations: Haliburton Highlands, Ontario’s Highlands.

Midland/Penetanguishene – 0% 
Predominant Colours: Green
Best viewing opportunities:  Little Lake Park & Huronia Museum, Georgian Bay Cruises, Downtown Midland, Town Harbour,Sainte Marie among the Hurons, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre and areas surrounding King’s Wharf Theatre and Discovery Harbour.
Local Tourism Link: Midland Tourism

Barrie – Horseshoe Valley – Ontario’s Lake Country – 0% 
Predominant Colours: Greeb
Best viewing opportunities: Drive north from the Horseshoe area on both Hwy 400 and Hwy 93. Hardwood Ski and Bike,Horseshoe Resort, Horseshoe Adventure Park, Treetop Trekking, Ontario’s Lake Country Trails & Tours Port Severn Fall Cruise to Big Chute
Local Tourism Link: Ontario’s Lake Country

Collingwood – 0%
Predominant Colours: Green
Best viewing opportunities: Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, Scandinave Spa, Blue Mountain Village, Apple Pie Trail Map, Apple Markets can be found along Highway 26 from Collingwood to Meaford.

Eastern Ontario Region

Kawartha Lakes – 0% 
Predominant Colours: Green
Best viewing opportunities: 

Prince Edward County | Belleville – 0% 
Predominant Colours – Green
Best viewing opportunities

  • The Waring House (Picton)
  • Sandbanks Provincial Park
  • Lake on the Mountain Provincial Park
  • County Road 13 (from Richardson Lookout to Black River Cheese) – described as driving through a tunnel of leaves
  • Victoria Road, Ameliasburgh

Tweed | Cornwall/Thousand Islands – 0% 
Predominant Colours – Green
Best viewing opportunities:

Ottawa | Ottawa Valley | Gatineau | National Capital Commission – 0% 
Predominant colours – Green, 
Best viewing opportunities: Ottawa Valley Tourism, Gatineau Park – the Mackenzie-King Estate, MacKenzie Hill behind Parliamant, Fitzroy Harbour Ferry.
Local Tourism Link: Ottawa Valley Tourism

GTA, West and South-Western Ontario Region

Hockley Valley – 0% 
Predominant colours – Green
Best viewing opportunities: Hockley Valley Resort

Owen Sound – 0% 
Predominant colours – Green
Best viewing opportunities: 

Pinery Provincial Park – 0% 
Predominant colours – Green 

Northern Ontario Region

Thunder Bay – 0%
Predominant colours: Green

Sault Ste. Marie/Agawa Canyon – 0% 
Predominant colours: Green

Northeastern Ontario -0%

Fall Road Trips and Drives

Ontario Parks Colour Report

Colour reports by Ontario Parks is reporting leaf colour changes up to 0 % leaf change.  The predominant changes are in Algonquin Park & area, and areas north of Highway 60.  See suggested Algonquin fall colour road trips and drives on a road trip.  See Ontario Parks Colour Report for updates, See our featured Ontario Parks