Get lost in the leaves. 🍂
Fall is the time for cozy sweaters, warm lattes and of course, gorgeous hikes. You can step into a red and gold wonderland at these forest trails in Ontario.
You'll discover waterfalls, boardwalks, and more as you wander beneath a canopy of vibrant leaves.
Mono Cliffs Provincial Park
Price: Prices vary
Address: 795086 3rd Line EHS, Shelburne, ON
Why You Need To Go: Boasting numerous trails, caverns and lookouts, this provincial park is a magical place to enjoy the changing leaves.
Rouge National Urban Park
Address: Zoo Road, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Rouge Park is home to tree-lined trails, scenic lookouts and wetlands. Plus, it's located in Toronto, so you don't have to go too far to enjoy the scenery.
Thornton Bales Conservation Area
Address: Mulock Sideroad, Newmarket, ON
Why You Need To Go: You might feel as though you've stepped into a fairy tale at this spot. A 99-step stairway leads through towering trees, and it's even more magical when covered in crisp leaves.
Limehouse Conservation Area
Address: 12169 Fifth Line, Limehouse, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can explore one of the last old growth forests in Ontario at this peaceful spot. As you walk, you'll be taken past glacial fissures and historic lime kilns.
Price: $9.50 per adult
Address: 5317 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON
Why You Need To Go: With 5 kilometres of trails and a towering lookout spot, this is one place to plan an autumn adventure. Reservations are required in advance.
Address: 80 Mill St. S., Waterdown, ON
Why You Need To Go: Situated along the Bruce Trail, Smokey Hollow boasts an enchanting waterfall and a 3.5-kilometre loop through a forest.
Address: 3050 Niagara Pkwy., Niagara Falls, ON
Why You Need To Go: Explore a lush Carolinian Forest and rushing ravine at this scenic area which transforms into a fall paradise.
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.