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Algonquin - Report Date : September 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 60% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : The most scenic trails to view the spectacular landscape Hardwood Lookout, Track and Tower, Centennial Ridges, Lookout and the Booth's Rock Trails.
Arrowhead - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Color starting to change. Hike the Arrowhead Lake trail to see the lake and changing colors around. Big Bend Lookout and the Stubbs Falls Trail are also great places to capture the changing season and beautiful colors!
Awenda - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Once the leaves begin to change, favourite viewing areas include Kettle's Lake, the Beach Trail along the shore of Georgian Bay and along the many park roads.
Balsam Lake - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season. Along hiking trails.
Batchawana Bay - Report Date : September 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Beach Road within the Park. Highway 17 North from Sault Ste. Marie to Pancake Bay Provincial Park.
Bon Echo - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Best place to view fall colours is from our viewing deck on the cliff top trail. The view from this area is breath taking anytime of the year but more beautiful in fall as the trees begin to take colour.
Bonnechere - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 30% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : McNaughton's Walk (hiking trail) located in Bonnechere Provincial Park.
Bronte Creek - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Not much Change here over the last 2 weeks. Things are just starting for us here at Bronte Creek. 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.
Charleston Lake - Report Date : September 15, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Leaf colours are beginning to change. Best hiking trails for fall colours are typically the Quiddity Trail & Shoreline Trail
Chutes - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 40% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : Main observation platform looking up river.
Craigleith - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Darlington - Report Date : September 18, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season. Color change just starting, not very prominent yet.
Earl Rowe - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Lookout Platform at the top of Lookout Trail, view from the dam, view from the footbridges between the park store and pool.
Emily - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Ferris - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Fall leaf colour change at Ferris is best viewed in the day use area.
Fitzroy - Report Date : September 14, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Best viewing will be in late September. The Lookout gives a great view over the entire Park toward the Ottawa River. The maples in the group picnic area, on the Terraces Trail and at the beach offer a multitude of colours to be seen.
Forks of the Credit - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : .
French River - Report Date : August 08, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Frontenac - Report Date : September 18, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 30% - Leaf Fall : 10%
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
Grundy Lake - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 30% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Take a hike on the Gut Lake, Swan Lake or Beaver Dam Trails for some scenic views of the fall colours. To see the colours by bike, head down Pakeshkag Lake Road. For a fall picnic, stroll down to Main Beach or Smokey Point.
Inverhuron - Report Date : September 12, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : No colours yet! So come out and enjoy the beach until the trail starts to show its true beauty with the changing leaves!
Kakabeka Falls - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
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. Be sure to explore the Visitor Centre and enjoy a cup of Apple Cider.
Killarney - Report Date : September 15, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Take a hike on the Chickanishing Trail, Granit Ridge, Cranberry Bog, The Crack, or Lake of the Woods for some scenis views of the fall colours. You can also experience the beautiful fall colours by enjoying a paddle. or just walking through the campground.
Killbear - Report Date : September 10, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Starting to see beginning of fall colour change in some maples.
Lake St. Peter - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 30% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : The view from the Lookout Trail has the best views of the changing fall colours at this time. From the day use beach area, you can begin to see changes across the lake as well.
Lake Superior - Report Date : September 12, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season. Leaves are just starting to change on top of the hills.
Long Point - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
MacGregor Point - Report Date : August 08, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Mark S. Burnham - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
McRae Point - Report Date : September 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Beautiful views of fall colours along park trail developing in the next few weeks.
Mono Cliffs - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : .
Murphys Point - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 40% - Leaf Fall : 20%
Best viewing : Leaf colours are beginning to change! Best hiking trails for fall colours are typically the Point Trail & McParlan Trail. You can also experience the fall colours by enjoying a nice paddle on Loon Lake or Big Rideau Lake.
Oastler Lake - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Fall Colour is enjoyed in almost every area of Oastler Lake. The most dominant areas of viewing the colours are on our lakefront campsites that offer panoramic scenes of Oastler Lake and the surrounding area. Optimal activities for viewing in Oastler Lake include camping and canoeing. Come and visit us to watch the colours change with the season!
Pancake Bay - Report Date : September 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : From the Lookout Trail Viewing Platform the colour change is approximately 30% with red being the dominant colour. From the Beach and within the Park the colour change is about 20% with red being the dominant colour with a mix of orange and yellows. Between Sault Ste. Marie and Heyden along Highway 17 North the colour change is approximately 40% with red being the dominant colour. From Heyden to Havilland Beach - Lake Superior the colour change is approximately 25% with red the dominant colour.
Pigeon River - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Enjoy the Fall Colours on the Norwest Mountains from the High Falls and Finger Point Trails.
Pinery - Report Date : September 10, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Pinery Provincial Park is still dominated by the deep greens of various Oaks, but the under-story is beginning to pull in their nutrients and reveal the beginnings of another fall season. Fragrant Sumac is starting to show dark reds and burnt oranges, while grasses are turning brilliant reds and purples. The first displays of fall colour come from wildflowers such as Goldenrods and Asters that light up the forest floor with all the promise of a fantastic 2014 fall season. Experiencing any of the trails will give you opportunity to view the under-story close up; please join us as the colours and the season unfolds.
Point Farms - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Port Burwell - Report Date : September 18, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Presqu'ile - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Still mostly green down here. Walks along the shoreline provide nice views of lake and islands.
Quetico - Report Date : August 15, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Restoule - Report Date : September 18, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : The best place to view our fall colours is from the top of our 300 foot bluff overlooking Stormy Lake. Hike the Fire Tower Trail to experience these breath-taking views. Another peaceful way to enjoy the fall is to paddle Stormy Lake and the Restoule River to see the colours. Canoe and kayak rentals are available at the park.
Rock Point - Report Date : September 10, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Rondeau - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Samuel de Champlain - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Head down to the Wabashkiki boardwalk, or take a paddle on Moore Lake, to enjoy the beautiful Silver Maples as they flaunt their rich burgundy colour. The Red Maples are starting to turn as well, so keep your eyes open for splashes of red along roadways and paths.
Sandbanks - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Sauble Falls - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Sibbald Point - Report Date : August 08, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Sibbald Point Provincial Park - Report Date : September 15, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Silent Lake - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Fall colour viewing is excellent throughout campground and hiking/mountain biking trails.
Six Mile Lake - Report Date : September 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : The leaves are starting to change colour at Six Mile Lake! Take a walk through the park and take in the scenery.
Sleeping Giant - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 30% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Come check out our many popular viewing areas such as the Thunder Bay Lookout, The Sea Lion, and Lake Marie Louise Campground!
Sturgeon Bay - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 30% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Take a stroll along the beach for a view of the bay, or along the park roads down to the wetland area by the canoe launch.
The Massasauga - Report Date : September 17, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 20% - Leaf Fall : 10%
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!
Turkey Point - Report Date : August 20, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Voyageur - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 10%
Best viewing : Leaves are just beginning to change colour.
Wabakimi - Report Date : August 08, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Start of the 2014 fall colour season.
Wasaga Beach - Report Date : September 19, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : The dominant colours in Wasaga Beach may still be green and blue, but we're starting to feel the chill! It's a great time for a hike in our parabolic dune trail system.
Wheatley - Report Date : September 16, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 0% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Everything is still green.
Woodland Caribou - Report Date : September 08, 2014
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 10% - Leaf Fall : 0%
Best viewing : Colour is finally on the horizon!, but you reeeeeeeally have to squint! As I gaze out over the water, the white birch on the horizon have just the faintest hint of their new yellow fall coat. Poplars continue to be stubborn, even the moose maple have refused to turn. I guess they really like green! I do so love this time of year. It is very important to experience this fleeting season, but I have to remind myself to enjoy EVERYDAY as things change so quickly. There is still time to plan that last trip of the year to Woodland Caribou.
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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.