Ontario Fall Colours Progression Report

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Leaf Colour Reporting to Help Plan the Perfect Ontario Road Trip

Autumn leaf changing in Ontario is a very special time. The spectacular display of fall leaf colour is visible all over beautiful Ontario and makes fall road tripping a mandatory tradition.

You have come to right place to find details about the current state of progression in leaf colour change in areas near and far north in Ontario.

Ontario fall colour reports will start September 2018 and will continue through October.

Find a travel area in Northern OntarioCentral OntarioOttawaEastern OntarioSouth Western Ontario. Plan ahead now with a suggested featured Fall Road Trips and Drives

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As reported by OntarioTravel.net & Ontario Parks

Report Date: November 1, 2018

Leaf Peeping Destinations Up North

Northern OntarioCentral OntarioOttawaEastern Ontario, South Western Ontario

Central Ontario Region

Algonquin Park

100% change, 80% leaf fall – From Ontario Parks website.

Predominant colours: Maples are now past peak and most trees are now almost completely bare. The Golden Encore” has begun which is when the poplars, birch and tamaracks show a golden hue. Poplars on the west end are fading, but in the east between km 26 and the east gate there is still some decent colour. Tamaracks are in transition at the moment and haven’t quite reached peak yet.

Algonquin Wildlife Research Station, Algonquin Highlands Trails, Fall Colours at Algonquin Park

Parry Sound

Past peak with 90% leaf fall

Predominant colours: colour is fading

Georgian Bay Airways Fall Colour Tour


Past peak overall, 100% leaf fall

 Gravenhurst: past peak

 Bracebridge: past peak

 Huntsville/Lake of Bays: past peak

 Bala: past peak

 Georgian Bay: past peak

Predominant colours:

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.

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Muskoka Driving Tour Ideas:

  • Take Muskoka Rd 17 from Gravenhurst to Bracebridge, you can stop at Muskoka Beach for a gorgeous view of Lake Muskoka and enjoy the canopy views along the way
  • Take Hwy 117 to Baysville and Dorset, stop and walk along the river in the park then to Dorset to the Lookout Tower
  • Take Hwy 118 east Bracebridge to Hwy 35
  • Take 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
  • Take Muskoka Road 38
  • Take Muskoka Rd 13 Severn Bridge to Torrance is a winding road, with lots of maple trees,
    stop and hike through the Torrance Barren

Georgian Bay Airways Muskoka Tourism Fall Colour Drives & Getaways Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery Sunset Cruises Treetop Trekking (Huntsville)

Best Way To Experience Fall Colours in Muskoka

Tourism  www.discovermuskoka.ca

Haliburton County

past peak, 100% leaf fall

Predominant colours:

Experiences & Workshops at Yours Outdoors Abbey Gardens

Tourism  Haliburton Highlands, Ontario’s Highlands

Midland | Penetanguishene

Past peak, 40% fall

Predominant colours: red, yellow and orange

 Little Lake Park & Huronia Museum, Georgian Bay Cruises, Downtown Midland, Town HarbourWye Marsh Wildlife Centre and King’s Wharf Theatre

Tourism  Midland Tourism

Barrie |  Horseshoe Valley | Ontario’s Lake Country | Simcoe County

Past peak, 80% fall

Predominant colours: red, yellow and orange.

Hardwood Ski and Bike,Horseshoe Resort, Horseshoe Adventure Park, Treetop Trekking, Ontario’s Lake Country Trails & Tours, Fall Flavours of Lake Country, October 19 – November 4, 2018

Tourism  Ontario’s Lake Country

Southern Georgian Bay | Grey County | Blue Mountain

Past peak, 80% fall

Predominant colours: an array of yellow, gold, red and orange.

Get into the Fall Spirit with Pumpkin Mania at Rounds Ranch every Saturday & Sunday September 22 – October 28 www.RoundsRanch.com

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, Scandinave Spa, Blue Mountain Village, Apple Pie Trail Map

Eastern Ontario Region

The Kawarthas/ Northumberland – past peak with 80% leaf fall
Predominant colours: colour is fading.

Get into the Fall Spirit with Pumpkin Festival @ McLean Berry Farm

Prince Edward County | Belleville – past peak with 50% leaf fall
Predominant colours: colour is fading.

Cornwall / Thousand Islands / Kingston – past peak with 70% leaf fall
Predominant colours: colour is fading; bareness on branches.

Upper Ottawa Valley/Renfrew County – past peak with 80% leaf fall
Predominant colours: yellow and orange but dulling quickly.

Tourism  Ottawa Valley Tourism

GTA, West and South-Western Ontario Region

Caledon, Hockley Valley, and area – 90% change with a 50% leaf fall

Predominant colours: orange, yellow, bronze, rust; still some pockets of green.

Hockley Valley Resort, Adamo Estate Winery, Millcroft Inn

Northern Ontario Region

Thunder Bay area – past peak with a 98% leaf fall

Predominant colours: the only colour remaining is the orange/gold tamaracks which are beginning to dull and lose their needles.

Sault Ste. Marie/Agawa Canyon – colour in the Algoma region is now at past peak with 90% leaf fall due to recent
rain and windstorms

Predominant colours: yellow.

North Eastern Ontario – past peak with 70% leaf fall

Predominant colours: mainly only yellow and orange left with small amounts of red.

Tourism  Mattawa Voyageur Country

400eleven Places ‘On the Map’

Use our custom 400eleven Places map to start planning a fall road trip in Ontario.

Ontario Parks

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Fall Colour Reports direct from Ontario Parks’ website are a great resource if you’re heading to an Ontario park north in Ontario this fall. You can the report at:


Predominant changes occur in Algonquin Park & area, and areas north of Highway 60.  See suggested Algonquin Fall colour road trips and drives and our featured Ontario Parks.

Algonquin Park Fall Colour Report

Fall Road Trip and Drive Ideas