Ontario Fall Colours Progression Report

Ontario Fall Colours Progression Report

See Autumn’s beauty!

Leaf Colour Reporting Guide

Ontario Fall Colour Report By Regions
Last Update: September 24, 2022

Welcome to the most popular and comprehensive fall leaf leaf colour transition report. The first day of fall this year September 22, 2022. This is also the day of the Autumn Equinox.

Autumn leaf changing in Ontario is a very special time. The spectacular display of fall leaf colour is visible all over beautiful Ontario and makes fall road tripping a and annual tradition. This seasonal show takes place in the months of September and October.

Bookmark this page and come back and visit in the fall to plan your ultimate fall colour Ontario road trip.

Leaf Colour Changes By Region

Click on a region below to expand details and useful links.

Note: Tiny pops of colour change are happening all over the province.

Central Ontario Region


Algonquin Park
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

50% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, orange, yellow, red

Almaquin Highlands
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

20% – Leaf Fall: 20% // Predominant colours: Green, orange

Parry Sound
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange

20-40% – Leaf Fall: 0-20% // Predominant colours: Green, orange

Georgian Bay
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

10-30% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, yellow, red

Haliburton Highlands
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

5-50% – Leaf Fall: 5-20% // Predominant colours: Green, yellow, red

Midland | Penetanguishene
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf report, red ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange

20% – Leaf Fall: 5% // Predominant colours: Green

Barrie | Horseshoe Valley | Orillia | Simcoe County
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Southern Georgian Bay | Grey County | Blue Mountain
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Kawarthas / Northumberland
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, yellow

Muskoka
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange

30-50% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, yellow, orange



Muskoka Driving Tour Ideas:

  • Take Muskoka Rd 17 from Gravenhurst to Bracebridge, you can stop at Muskoka Beach for a gorgeous view of Lake Muskoka and enjoy the canopy views along the way
  • Take Hwy 117 to Baysville and Dorset, stop and walk along the river in the park then to Dorset to the Lookout Tower
  • Take Hwy 118 east Bracebridge to Hwy 35
  • Take Hwy 118W to Port Carling, climb the hiking trail Huckleberry Rock, the pink granite rock cut overlooking Muskoka Lake, and loop through Windermere and Minett
  • Take Muskoka Road 38
  • Take Muskoka Rd 13 Severn Bridge to Torrance is a winding road, with lots of maple trees,
    stop and hike through the Torrance Barren

Eastern Ontario Region


Prince Edward County
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

20-30% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, yellow, red

Upper Ottawa Valley/Renfrew County
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

10-20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, yellow

Ottawa Area
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf report, red ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange

10-20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green, red, orange

Things To Do & Where To See Fall Colours:

100+ Ideas for road trips from Ottawa in Sept 22


Visit the following websites for more information and activities:

Autumn in the Ottawa Valley

Southwestern Ontario Region


Wellington County | Fergus/Elora
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

10% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Lambton County
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

10% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Essex County | Leamington
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

10% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Morpeth (Rondeau Provincial Park)
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

10% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Turkey Point & Long Point
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow

20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Northern Ontario Region


Thunder Bay Area
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange

30% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Sault Ste. Marie | Agawa Canyon
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf report, red ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange

30% – Leaf Fall: 20% // Predominant colours: Green

Northeastern Ontario
Green Dot ToDoOntario, leaf colour, yellow ToDoOntario, leaf colour, orange ToDoOntario, leaf report, red

20% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Niagara Region


Niagara Region | Niagara Falls
Green Dot

25% – Leaf Fall: 5-10% // Predominant colours: Green

Things To Do & Where To See Fall Colours:

Top 10 Hiking Trails in Niagara

Toronto & Area


York Region
Green Dot

10-20% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Durham Region
Green Dot

10-20% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Headwaters Region
Green Dot

20-40% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Caledon Region
Green Dot

40-60% – Leaf Fall: 10-30% // Predominant colours: Green

High Park
Green Dot

5-10% – Leaf Fall: 0% // Predominant colours: Green

Burlington
Green Dot

40% – Leaf Fall: 10% // Predominant colours: Green

Best Places and Things To Do To See Fall Colours:

Hamilton
Treetop Trekking

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Fall Leaf Colour Progression Report

As reported by Ontario Parks and other sources for the 2022 season.
All data posted here is pulled from reports from provincial parks all over Ontario with assistance by tourism operators in regions of Ontario.

Ontario Parks Fall Colour Report

Fall Colour Reports direct from Ontario Parks’ website are a great resource if you’re heading to an Ontario park north in Ontario this fall.

Looking for the best activities ‘to do’ in fall 2022? What’s popular and what you should book early to avoid disappointment can be found in the

Best Fall Activities in Ontario blog.


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