Fall is here! But it's going fast as cold weather closes in. That's why Canadians are scrambling to enjoy the fall foliage and soak up as much warmth as possible.
And what is the best way to do that? One word. Hiking.
This activity, although at times exhaustive, is well worth it since the views across our county are magical in their own way from coast-to-coast.
Here are seven gorgeous fall hiking trails you must do in Canada before Canadians brace for yet another one of our famous winters.
Lookout & Bruce Trails (Ontario)
Address: Beamer Memorial Conservation Area, 28 Quarry Rd, Grimsby, Ontario
Why You Need To Go: Make sure to strap on your hiking boots because this groomed trail, with mini falls, is the perfect spot to climb to the furthest heights. Once up there you will not be disappointed as visitors are rewarded with the breathtaking views of Lake Ontario as well as the 40 Mile Creek Valley.
Cypress Falls (British Columbia)
Address: Woodgreen Pl, West Vancouver, BC V7S 2V6
Why You Need To Go: Prepare to fall in love with this waterfall this Fall season! This jaw-dropping trail is the perfect way to enjoy the last bits of Canadian warmth. Hikers can also take in some of the biggest and oldest trees in the province. There's also a mysterious car wreck in the middle of the trail.
East End of Rundle (Alberta)
Address: Spray Valley Provincial Park, Kananaskis, AB
Why You Need To Go: Go big or go home! This steep and strenuous hike will definitely make you break a sweat but the views at the top are more than worth it.
King Mountain Trail (Quebec)
Address: Gatineau Park, 33 Chemin Scott, Chelsea, Quebec
Why You Need To Go: For those who want views on the ground this is the perfect trail for you, featuring a series of different forest types. You will encounter a dark evergreen forest, a rich deciduous forest and stunted oak trees.
Corner Brook Stream Trail (Newfoundland)
Address: Corner Brook, NL A2H 2W9
Why You Need To Go: With the ever-changing colours of the leaves, this trail with it's insta-worthy bridge makes the ideal walk for visitors all while passing a stunning waterfall.
Confederation Trail (Prince Edward Island)
Address: Confederation Trail, Prince Edward Island
Why You Need To Go: A beautiful bridge and great trail for those who still want to be near amenities and food but also want to get moving in nature!
Skyline Trail (Nova Scotia)
Address: 19713 Cabot Trail Rd, Pleasant Bay, NS B0E 2P0
Why You Need To Go: This insanely beautiful trail is a shoo-in for views that make for a beautiful walk down the long narrow stair path. Visitors can watch for whales too!