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Where to See Fall Colours in Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands

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As the summer heat surrenders to the crisp embrace of autumn, there is no better time to visit the Haliburton Highlands. Witness the stunning transformation of fall colours in Ontario as you hike, bike, and paddle through the Highlands. Choose Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa to host your fall getaway and enjoy the perfect setting for relaxation, reconnection, and exploration. So, lace your hiking boots, grab your flannels, and fall in love with the Haliburton Highlands!

When and Where to See Fall Colours in the Haliburton Highlands

Fall Colours in the Haliburton Highlands can be seen from mid-September through mid-October. Use the Haliburton Highlands Fall Colour Report to discover the best time to see the foliage this year!

Eagle Lake: Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa

Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa is located on the idyllic shores of Eagle Lake. Enjoy the fall colours at our resort on our nature trails and with watercraft rentals on Eagle Lake. We are also adjacent to Sir Sam’s Ski / Ride, where you can explore scenic hiking and biking trails winding through hardwood forests and the rugged Canadian Shield ablaze with fall colours.

Haliburton Forest

Explore the great outdoors backdropped by vibrant foliage at Haliburton Forest. Haliburton Forest is home to over 27 tree species, each with a prominent and distinct color that includes shades of yellows, reds, purples, and browns. Enjoy the views of fall foliage as you explore 400 km of hiking trails or walk through the treetops on a Canopy Tour.

Skyline Park

If you are looking for incredible views of fall colours in Ontario without the difficulty of hiking, we recommend visiting Skyline Park. Access the lookout from Hwy. 118 and enjoy incredible panoramic views of Haliburton in a sea of reds, oranges, and yellows.

Haliburton Sculpture Forest

Stroll through the Haliburton Sculpture Forest and admire 40 sculptures found on the nature trails. Each step reveals a captivating fusion of creativity and the natural world, where sculptures stand in striking contrast to the foliage backdrop.

Algonquin Park

Algonquin Park is approximately an hour and a half away from our resort and completely worth the extra trip during the fall! We recommend stopping halfway at the Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower to take in the magical views of Lake of Bays during autumn.

Afterward, make your way to Algonquin Park and witness the colorful tapestry of Sugar Maples, Aspen, and Tamaracks with hiking, biking, and picnicking adventures. Read more about Fall in Algonquin Park to discover the best activities for you!

Discover Fall Colours in Ontario at Our Haliburton Resort

Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa offers the perfect setting to enjoy fall colours in Ontario. Enjoy fall foliage hikes, mouthwatering food at Twin Fires, revitalizing spa treatments, and cozy lakeside accommodations with us. Make your getaway extraordinary with our seasonal packages like the Fall Getaway and Red Wine and Wild Game packages. Book your fall escape in the Haliburton Highlands today!