2016 Frontenac Challenge wrap-up

Today’s post comes from Content Development Specialist Evan Holt. This is Evan’s fourth year completing the Frontenac Challenge!

Frontenac Provincial Park offers a unique challenge to autumn visitors that isn’t found elsewhere in the province. About half-way through my first attempt at hiking the complete 160 km of the challenge I found myself falling in love with the park.

Here’s a quick look at a growing destination for hikers, campers, canoeists and trail runners.

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Fall colours at Algonquin Provincial Park

cars at Algonquin
At peak times during the fall season, the line-ups on Hwy 60 can stretch over 3 km!

Fall colours at Algonquin are breathtaking to behold.

But take a look at this photo.

Clearly, our secret’s out.

So if you’d like to enjoy the wonder of Algonquin’s autumn, or you’re looking for some solitude, read on.

We’ve assembled a list of frequently asked questions and top tips for planning your autumn at Algonquin:

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Come To Ontario Parks For Spectacular Fall Colour

Online Fall Colour Report Helps With Autumn Vacation Plans
If you want to see nature at its finest, there’s no place like this. Head out to one or more of Ontario’s provincial parks this season for the best in fall colour viewing opportunities.

Ontario Parks has developed an online tool to help you know when the colour is at its peak. The Ontario Parks Fall Colour Report gives up-to-date information on the percentage of leaves that have changed colour, which colours are dominant and where to find the best views in Ontario’s provincial parks. Visit www.OntarioParks.com and click on the Fall Colour Report link.
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