Where Families Can Go To See The Fall Colours In The GTA

Fall colours are cascading throughout the city across back roads, parks, nature trails — and along rushing rivers and streams. There's a lot going on to celebrate the season! Appreciate the dramatic hues of autumn colours by registering at one of these guided hikes or take a leisurely walk and track nature with your family at a nature or conservation park!

Guided Fall Colours Tour at Toronto Botanical Garden

Get the most out of your visit to the gardens by booking a tour with knowledgeable guides. A 90-minute tour includes a guided walk through the themed gardens as well as a stroll into the expansive ravine and beloved Edwards Gardens. Daily until October 31. More

Fall into Nature at Conservation Halton Parks

Spectacular scenery, fall colours, and an array of activities at Fall into Nature. Birds of prey shows, Children’s activities, food, and more! The events take place over five days on Thanksgiving weekend (October 12 to 14) and the following weekend, October 19 and 20, at Conservation Halton’s seven main parks. More info

Fall Colours at Black Creek Pioneer Village

Don’t miss the spectacular fall colours at the Village! On weekends, drop by interactive outdoor Discovery Stations located throughout the Village. Weekdays bring a slower pace; explore the heritage buildings on your own and take part in a Village Highlights tour for a “deeper dive.” Daily in October. More

Fall Guided Hikes at High Park Nature Centre

Explore the season with fall guided hikes! The High Park Nature Centre is offering guided hikes on Saturday afternoons this fall, from October 16th to December 4th. Learn about, play and track nature together while leisurely hiking the park. This program is family friendly. More

Fall Parent and Tot Walk at Bolton Camp

This Fall Parent and Tot walk takes place on Wednesday afternoons in October. Use your senses to see, examine, listen, and learn with your tot. Explore the variety of colours and textures that fall brings! Free admission. More

Ontario Parks

Visit the Ontario Park Report website for an update of what the Fall foliage conditions are at Ontario Provincial Parks and surrounding areas. You’ll find weekly updates and map information on parks such as Algonquin, Bon Echo, Bonnechere, Killarney and many more! More

Visit TRCA Parks

Located right here in the Greater Toronto area, these Conservation and natural areas offer excellent autumn viewing. Parks include Albion Hills. Kortright Centre, Glen Haffy, Bruce's Mill, Tommy Thompson Park and Heart Lake. More

Rouge National Park

Autumn is already on it's way at Rouge National Park ― the largest urban park in North America. Enjoy Canada's only only national urban park located right here in the city, while being immersed in colourful autumn landscapes. There’s no better way to experience the changes of the season than hiking through the heart of Rouge National Park. More

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