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Fall Colours

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Algonquin - Report Date : October 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 80%
Best viewing : Spectacular views along the Highway 60 corridor and all of the hiking trails in Algonquin Park! Yellow, gold and russet are the colours you will see.
Bronte Creek - Report Date : October 07, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 60% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : The trees along the day-use entrance and around the farms are simply gorgeous. The ones along the ravine have only just begun to change. The sumac are brightred and the mountain ashes are already bright yellow. Mix that with the purple Asters and yellow Goldrod a hike around the park within the next 2 weeks will be perfect. -- Thanksgiving hike? Pre or post-dinner? Bring your cameras! Please note that three of our hiking/ walking trails are closed due to overhead dangers resulting from the winter ice storm. The Ravine Trail IS open and is your best area to view the trees in the ravine. 2 other popular locations to view the fall colours: the top of the toboggan hill/ lookout hill by parking lot C, and the area around Spruce Lane Farmhouse by lot F. (Burloak Drive side). On the Campground side the woodlands and ravine camping loop will start to show colour as will the walking trail that starts at the amphitheatre.
Craigleith - Report Date : October 11, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 80% - Leaf Fall : 30%
Best viewing : More colours starting to show in entire park.
Earl Rowe - Report Date : October 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 90% - Leaf Fall : 90%
Best viewing : Lookout Platform at the top of Lookout Trail, view from the dam, view from the footbridges between the park store and pool. Earl Rowe Park is now closed for the season.
Forks of the Credit - Report Date : October 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 80%
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French River - Report Date : October 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 90%
Best viewing : Stop in and enjoy the spectacular view down the gorge from the pedestrian bridge located just behind our Visitor Centre.
Frontenac - Report Date : October 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 80%
Best viewing : Various viewing opportunites along the trails and paddle routes. The Mink Lake Lookout is a popular viewpoint. For further information, contact the park office at 613 376-3489
Kakabeka Falls - Report Date : October 21, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 90%
Best viewing : Fall is a great time to view Kakabeka Falls. You can also experience the fall colours from the Boardwalks and Mountain Portage Trail.
Killarney - Report Date : October 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 90%
Best viewing : Enjoy our many day-hiking trails (Chikanishing, Granite Ridge, Cranberry Bog, The Crack, and Lake of the Woods) or choose to try a bit of the La Cloche Silhouette trail through the same scenic landscapes which inspired the Group of Seven. Fabulous views after the leaves have dropped.
Lake Superior - Report Date : October 14, 2014
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 90%
Best viewing : Colour is past peak. Hilltops are bare in the north end of the park, but still some good colour with the golds of birch, poplar and tamarack, especially at the south end of the park: Suggested hikes, north to south (hike a portion or the whole trail): - Nokomis (across from Old Woman Bay) - Peat Mountain - Trappers - Orphan Lake - Sand River - Awausee - Towab. The Visitor Centre is closed for the season. Camping is still available at Rabbit Blanket Lake Campground and the backcountry through Oct 26.
MacGregor Point - Report Date : October 07, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 60% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : Colours are changing quickly now, all areas of the park offer good viewing.
Mono Cliffs - Report Date : October 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 80%
Best viewing : "Mono Cliffs's Colours are amazing!!!!!" Quote from Park Operations Technician
Pigeon River - Report Date : October 21, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 90%
Best viewing : Enjoy the Fall Colours on the Norwest Mountains from the High Falls and Finger Point Trails.
Pinery - Report Date : October 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 60% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : Pinery's Oaks have begun changing to their rich copper fall colour while Cherries, Fragrant Sumacs, Wild Grape and Virginia Creeper are adding lots of yellows and reds to the park landscape. Cycle the Savanna Trail for a great fall overview, or hike the Lookout and Wilderness trails for a look at Witch Hazel's yellow fall blooms. Riverside Trail will give you a panoramic view along the Old Ausable Channel of almost all colours Pinery trees have to offer. The large Tamarack along the channel is beginning to add the brilliant yellow that only this coniferous leaf-dropper can. Check out the rare Sassafras found in the southern section of the Park, which is turning brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow. The Pinery Visitor Centre is open on weekends and holidays from 10 AM to 5 PM, and naturalists are available to answer your questions. Find out about our interpretive programs and special events on the Friends of Pinery website (http://www.pinerypark.on.ca/pdf%20files/active.pdf) or on out Twitter feed (@PineryProvPark). We hope to see you soon!
Rondeau - Report Date : October 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 40% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : Best areas are on Bennett Avenue and at Lakeshore Road & Rondeau Avenue. Spicbush Trail is colourful now too.
Sauble Falls - Report Date : October 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 90% - Leaf Fall : 50%
Best viewing : The colours in the park are vibrant and stunning, come drive along Sauble Falls Parkway and enjoy the views from the viewing platform at the Sauble Falls.
The Massasauga - Report Date : October 10, 2014
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 100% - Leaf Fall : 30%
Best viewing : Enjoy the changing colours in The Massasauga with a backcountry camping experience in the interior lakes that include Spider Lake and Clear Lake or explore into the vast waterways leading to Georgian Bay through the Pete's Place access point. Optimal activities for viewing fall colours in The Massasauga include stops at the day use trails (Wreck Island, Moon Island and Baker Trail) and a visit to Calhoun Lodge. Come and watch the colours change with the season at The Massasauga!
Woodland Caribou - Report Date : October 14, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 90% - Leaf Fall : 70%
Best viewing : Well if you are following this report closely you will notice that I changed leaf fall from 80% to 70%!!! Whaaaat? I swear someone must have glued some leaves back on the trees or I need a new prescription. Reality was I got outside a bit more and was totally surprised to see how the leaves are holding on. It might even be 60%. Its been a treat with such long lasting fall colour this year. We are having our second Anishinaabe Summer this week. We're not complaining. Get out and enjoy!
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The colour of the leaf icon is representative of each specific park and its fall colour report. The colour of each region is determined by averaging all parks within that region.