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Fall Colour

Algonquin - Report Date : October 25, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : Tamarack are turning their brilliant golden yellow colour! You can still enjoy Algonquin's second peak of colours, the Golden Encore: http://www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog/algonquins-second-fall-colours/

Most Maples, Birch and Aspen in the park are now bare. The understory of the forest, which is what you would see while hiking along the trails, has only a few remaining leaves that are mostly the brown or copper colour of Oaks and Beech.

Following high winds and rain, the majority of leaves have fallen off, and you will see mostly bare branches.


For info to help plan your visit, please check: http://www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog/fall-colours-at-algonquin-provincial-park/
Arrowhead - Report Date : November 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 0 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing :
Awenda - Report Date : November 8, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing : Recent rain and windy conditions have knocked down the majority of leaves but there are still pockets of colour within the park. Red Oak are hanging on to their leaves but most tree species are now barren. A day pass is necessary for all park visits with various permit options available ranging from 2hr, 4hr and full day opportunities.
Balsam Lake - Report Date : October 27, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 0 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Our park is at its last of colour change, most leaves have fallen. If you are looking to still do a nice hike where many leave have fallen check out our Woodland Loop and Lookout trails!
Bass Lake - Report Date : October 10, 2021
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 50 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing : The best viewing area in the park for the fall colours is along the Waterview Trail.
Batchawana Bay - Report Date : October 4, 2021
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 60 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing :
Bon Echo - Report Date : October 18, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : Bon Echo is now closed for the 2021 season.
Bonnechere - Report Date : October 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing : Cabin road, Along the Bonnechere River, Day Use
FIT Trail in the Park.
Whispering Winds Lookout on Egg Rock located 14.7 km off County Road 58 on Turner's Road.
Bronte Creek - Report Date : November 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 70
Best viewing : Past prime leaf time - covered areas are still ok - try halfmoon valley trail or the day-use ravine trail. Refer to Facebook or Twitter for park hours and fees.
Charleston Lake - Report Date : October 12, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 70 - Leaf Fall : 40
Best viewing : The park is now closed for the 2021 season.
Chutes - Report Date : October 12, 2021
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 50
Best viewing : The Twin Bridges Trail has magnificent views of the colour changes.
Darlington - Report Date : October 29, 2021
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing : Darlington Provincial Park is now closed for camping, but remains open for Day Use between 8:00 - 22:00 daily. Advanced registration is required. Explore the many fall colour viewing areas of the park: The Burk Trail (lookout point), McLaughlin Bay Trail and the Darlington Beach.
While many of the trees in the park have already dropped their leaves, our large maples are still hanging on!
Driftwood - Report Date : October 5, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 60 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing : Reds and yellows can be seen driving into and around the Ottawa River campground. From our day-use area, there is some decent leaf fall with primarily yellow colour change.
Earl Rowe - Report Date : November 4, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : Our park is now closed for camping, but remains open for limited day use. From the top gate parking lot, head North to follow the Rainbow Run Trail, which weaves through our campgrounds' mature Maples - there are still a few trees hanging on to their yellow leaves!
Fitzroy - Report Date : October 21, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : The best viewing locations are the Carp and Terraces Trails as well as the Group Picnic lookout.
Forks of the Credit - Report Date : November 1, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : For everything you need to plan your trip to Forks of the Credit, please visit our blog: www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog/plan-day-trip-forks-credit/
Frontenac - Report Date : October 29, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 60
Best viewing : The yellow leaves are still present in the park. The park is past peak but there are still some beautiful colours on the Oak and Maple trees. Hike our Doe Lake Trail (3kms) for a quick hike or venture onto one of our longer trails.
Grundy Lake - Report Date : October 4, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 40 - Leaf Fall : 10
Best viewing : The colours are really staring to show at Grundy Lake! Great spots for viewing and photos: 1. Entrance of Red Maple and White Pine campgrounds 2. The view across Gurd Lake from Poplar campground Beach 3. Be sure to take a hike on Pakeshkag Lake Trail.
Inverhuron - Report Date : October 27, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing :
Kakabeka Falls - Report Date : October 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Peak fall colour viewing has passed and most leaves are now fallen from the trees.
Kettle Lakes - Report Date : October 11, 2021
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing :
Killarney - Report Date : November 3, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing : Fall colours have peaked at Killarney Provincial Park, and most leaves have now fallen. The park is still a beautiful place for a hike - the view from our Granite Ridge trail is spectacular!
Killbear - Report Date : October 28, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 50
Best viewing : The colours are still good at Killbear, but are now past peak. While many of the red leaves have fallen, lots of yellow leaves remain. Add in the greens from our coniferous trees and a touch of blue sky and you have a Group of Seven painting. The best places for viewing are Lookout Point trail and the Recreation trail for fall colours. Some of the beech trees are still green but many are turning a lovely golden hue. They hold onto their leaves until the end of October, which means late fall camping at Killbear has a lovely golden glow.

Killbear is open until Nov 1st so there's still lots of time for a fall getaway to Georgian Bay!
Lake St. Peter - Report Date : October 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing :
Lake Superior - Report Date : October 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 70
Best viewing : Orphan Lake Trail, Crescent Lake Trail, Pinguisibi (Sand River) Trail, Mijinemungshing Lake.
Long Point - Report Date : October 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 50 - Leaf Fall : 30
Best viewing :
MacGregor Point - Report Date : November 8, 2021
Dominant Colour : Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Leaves in the park have fallen for the season. Bring on the snow!
Mark S. Burnham - Report Date : October 20, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 70 - Leaf Fall : 70
Best viewing :
McRae Point - Report Date : October 7, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 50 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing : The best viewing area in the park is along the Water's Edge Trail running the perimeter of the park.
Mikisew - Report Date : October 7, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing : All the hiking trails at Mikisew travel through beautiful open hardwood forests. Please visit https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/mikisew for more information.
Mono Cliffs - Report Date : November 1, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : For everything you need to plan your trip to Mono Cliffs, please visit our blog: www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog/mono-cliffs/
Murphys Point - Report Date : October 12, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 40
Best viewing : Murphys Point is now closed for the 2021 camping season
Oastler Lake - Report Date : October 22, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 60
Best viewing : Take in a great view of Oastler Lake and the fall colours from the boat launch and pet beach. Hardwood Hill campground is a great place to see lots of yellow and orange!
Oxtongue River-Ragged Falls - Report Date : October 12, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 30
Best viewing : Enjoy the short hiking trail to the falls from the parking lot. Lots of bare branches and colours are past peak, but some colour remains in the understory. Expect some muddy sections after recent rainfalls in the region.
Pancake Bay - Report Date : October 4, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 50 - Leaf Fall : 30
Best viewing : Edmund Fitzgerald Lookout
Petroglyphs - Report Date : October 8, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 60 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing : The forest at Petroglyphs is dominantly fir (coniferous) trees and has limited viewing opportunities for fall colours. Some areas of mixed forest can be seen along the hiking trails and park roads.
Pigeon River - Report Date : October 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Peak fall colour viewing has passed and most leaves are now fallen from the trees.
Pinery - Report Date : November 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 70
Best viewing : Pinery's oak trees have changed colours and are losing leaves. Fall colours have peaked.
Point Farms - Report Date : November 14, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Fall colour has finished for another season, just in time for the snow.
Port Burwell - Report Date : October 7, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 20 - Leaf Fall : 20
Best viewing : Changes are happening slowly but the leaves are falling fast.
Presqu'ile - Report Date : October 29, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 40
Best viewing : Lots of yellows around the park. Best viewing is along the day-use loop near Jobes' Woods Trail.
Quetico - Report Date : October 28, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Most of our deciduous leaves have dropped and fall colours for the 2021 season are done at Quetico.
Rainbow Falls - Report Date : October 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 70
Best viewing :
Restoule - Report Date : September 30, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 50 - Leaf Fall : 0
Best viewing : The Fire Tower hiking trail is the parks number one trail and provides an amazing view from the 100m tall bluff on Stormy Lake. Mountain Biking the Angels Point Trail or riding through the campground is another great way to enjoy the fall colours and cool weather. For more information visit https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/restoule
Rondeau - Report Date : November 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : There are only a few trees left that are still clinging to their leaves. The rest have fallen to the ground as the trees prepare for winter.
Rushing River - Report Date : October 27, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing :
Samuel de Champlain - Report Date : October 18, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park is now closed for the season.

Our leaves have all fallen. We hope you have a safe and happy winter.
Sandbanks - Report Date : October 25, 2021
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 40 - Leaf Fall : 30
Best viewing : Fall colours in this park are in October, red maples are showing red. Colours peak in lake October.
Sauble Falls - Report Date : October 29, 2021
Dominant Colour : Red/Orange
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 60
Best viewing : The best view is at the entrance of the park looking down Sauble Falls Road.
Sharbot Lake - Report Date : October 10, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 60 - Leaf Fall : 40
Best viewing : The leaves in Frontenac County are starting to change. While walking campground roads and trails you'll be able to see the beautiful yellow, orange and red pops of colour.
Sibbald Point - Report Date : November 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 0 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing : Sibbald Point Provincial Park is a great destination to experience all that the season has to offer!
Silent Lake - Report Date : October 20, 2021
Dominant Colour : Green
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing : The fall colours are nearly gone at Silent Lake! The trees still offer some orange and yellow patterns but are falling quickly. Best viewing spots for fall colours can be found at our beach area or along our Lakehead Loop or Bonnies Pond trails!
Sleeping Giant - Report Date : November 17, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 100
Best viewing :
Sturgeon Bay - Report Date : October 12, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 70 - Leaf Fall : 40
Best viewing : The maple trees are turning red while the poplar trees continue to drop their yellow leaves. Fall colours are starting to become more picturesque at Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park.
The Massasauga - Report Date : October 22, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow/Orange
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 60
Best viewing : The Moon Island trail is a great place to take in the fall colours! Please note that Moon Island trail is water access only.
Turkey Point - Report Date : October 23, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 50 - Leaf Fall : 30
Best viewing :
Voyageur - Report Date : November 22, 2021
Dominant Colour : Brown
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 90
Best viewing :
Wasaga Beach - Report Date : October 29, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 80 - Leaf Fall : 50
Best viewing :
Wheatley - Report Date : November 15, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 90 - Leaf Fall : 60
Best viewing : Red, Orange and Yellow are visible throughout the Park.
Woodland Caribou - Report Date : October 25, 2021
Dominant Colour : Yellow
Colour Change : 100 - Leaf Fall : 80
Best viewing :
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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.

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