The five best places to see fall foliage in Toronto

Oct 9 2020, 9:33 am

Fall is well underway in Toronto, and that means that the leaves are starting to change colour. Luckily, the city is home to so many places where you can go and check out the magnificent fall foliage.

So grab your camera and your pumpkin spice latte, and get out for a safe and distanced walk to check out these breathtaking autumn views. Be sure to have your face mask, and physically distance while out and about in the city.

High Park

High Park (Alexander Demyanenko/Shutterstock)

High Park is known for its cherry blossoms in the springtime, but it’s also a great spot to catch the fall colours! Spend an afternoon here and you will instantly forget that you’re in the confines of downtown.

Evergreen Brickworks

Evergreen Brickworks (Aitor Rodriguez Claro/Shutterstock)

This is a spot that you definitely won’t want to miss. Evergreen Brickworks has great trails that overlook the downtown core. For the best shot, make sure that you make it up to the lookout, where you will have a stunning view of all the beautiful fall colours with the backdrop of the downtown core behind – breathtaking.

Scarborough Bluffs

Scarborough Bluffs (Anna Kraynova/Shutterstock)

Another great spot to catch the leaves changing is at the Scarborough Bluffs. Make sure that you stay on marked trails for your safety.

University of Toronto

University of Toronto (expatpostcards/Shutterstock)

You don’t have to be a student to take in the fabulous foliage on campus. Take a stroll through U of T (St. George campus) to see all of the bright fall colours and stunning old architecture.

Trinity Bellwoods

Trinity Bellwoods (Roy Harris/Shutterstock)

Visit Trinity Bellwoods for some spectacular fall views. The park boasts a high density of trees, for a high concentration of fall colours – an autumn fantasy.

Note: Toronto Public Health is reminding individuals to monitor their health for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. And if you’re not feeling well, they recommend staying home at this time. If you decide to go out, maintain the six-feet physical distancing guidelines.