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7 Enchanting Spots Near Toronto That Are Like Strolling Through Central Park In Fall

Fall is one of the most beautiful times to take a stroll, and these spots around Toronto will whisk you away to Central Park.

While it may not be New York, the quaint bridges, tree-lined pathways, and ponds at these places have similar vibes and are especially beautiful during the autumn season.

Mill Pond

Price: Free

Address: Mill Pond, Milton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Mill Pond's short loop will take you around a pond where you can see all the fall colours reflected.

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High Park

Price: Free

Address: 1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This park explodes with colour every autumn, and while it may not be New York City, it certainly has the vibes.

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Spencer Gorge Conservation Area

Price: $10 reservation fee, $5 per person

Address: Harvest Road, Dundas, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Webster Falls walk at this conservation area will lead you past a cobblestone bridge, and you can imagine you're strolling through Central Park as you cross it. A reservation is required in advance.

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Victoria Park

Price: Free

Address: 32 Dill St., Kitchener, ON

Why You Need To Go: This historic park features an iron bridge, towering trees, and a beautiful pavilion.

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Claireville Conservation Area

Price: Free

Address: 8180 Hwy. 50, Brampton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Described as an "urban oasis," this area is full of valleys, forests, and wetlands.

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Guild Park

Price: Free

Address: 201 Guildwood Pkwy., Scarborough, ON

Why You Need To Go: Featuring a number of regal sculptures and architecture, this park is even more stunning during the fall season.

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The Arboretum

Price: Free

Address: 200 Arboretum Rd., Guelph, ON

Why You Need To Go: Boasting 400 acres of tree-lined pathways and natural beauty, this spot is a dreamy place for a walk on a crisp autumn day.

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