Everyone loves a good fall lookout, but sometimes the hike is not worth the views. If you're dreaming of colourful landscapes but don't want to get sweaty, then you're in luck. These trails lead to gorgeous landscapes without a difficult climb. There's no need for a warm-up with Ontario's beginner fall hikes.
You can soak up the views without soaking in sweat by exploring these easy trails.
Ontario is full of places that turn into colourful paradises every fall, and you don't need to be an expert hiker to visit them.
Doube's Trestle Bridge takes you across a magical orange and red valley, and you can take some stunning photos and enjoy the scenery from above.
The Muskoka region is always a good place to visit in the fall, and Lions Lookout will let you see the area from a whole new viewpoint.
Don't miss out on these incredible fall hikes either. From rocky ledges overlooking vibrant valleys to forest stairways, you can get your autumn fill here.
The season has a lot more than just hikes to offer, and you can take part in some of these harvest activities for the coziest autumn yet.
Let the views, not the journey, take your breath away on these beginner hikes.
Doube's Trestle Bridge
Address: Trans-Canada Trail, Kawartha Lakes, ON
Why You Need To Go: Located along the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail, this stretching trestle bridge will take you 29 metres over colourful Buttermilk Valley.
Hardwood Lookout Loop
Price: Prices vary
Address: Highway 60 at km 13.8, Unorganized South Nipissing District, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can find this 1.3-kilometre loop in picturesque Algonquin Park. The easy hike boasts gorgeous fall views of Smoke Lake and the surrounding hills.
James Cooper Lookout
Price: Free, donations accepted
Address: Across from #1242 North Shore Rd., Algonquin Highlands, ON
Why You Need To Go: Nearly two kilometres long, this trail leads to a towering lookout over orange trees and shining lakes.
Price: $10 parking fee
Address: 237785 Inglis Falls Rd., Owen Sound, ON,
Why You Need To Go: Take a relaxing stroll through a fall forest on the Inglis Falls Trail and enjoy the waterfall lookout point.
Price: $9.50 per adult
When: Reservation required
Address: 5317 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON
Why You Need To Go: The Mount Nemo Loop is just over five kilometres long, and you can drink in the breathtaking scenery from atop towering cliffs.
Address: Lookout Rd., Huntsville, ON
Why You Need To Go: Boasting incredible views of Fairy Lake, this short hike needs to be on your autumn bucket list.
Address: Milford Bay Rd., Muskoka Lakes Township, ON
Why You Need To Go: Full of ancient rocks and fall foliage, this spot is the best place to enjoy sunsets and colourful leaves.
Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park
Price: Prices vary
Address: Greenwich Lake Rd., Pass Lake, ON
Why You Need To Go: Wander along boardwalks through fall forests and gaze across a massive canyon on a suspension bridge.
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.