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Driving north to see the fall colors

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Driving north to see the fall colors

Is it too late to drive up north to see the fall colors? We have a free weekend for a change and would like to go for a nice drive to take some pictures. Or is it too early?
Would also appreciate any other destinations to travel to see them (east or west?) Lastly some good routes to take? Lats year we headed through Terracotta in Caledon, was quite an experience. Ontario is beautiful!
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I was at Port Severn last week and conditions were not ideal to see colours as it was cloudy. I'm planning to go back and explore by bike on a 55km loop and hoping to see some good colours.
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Just came back from Hockley, was great.
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Biscayne05 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2018 9:32 pm
I was at Port Severn last week and conditions were not ideal to see colours as it was cloudy. I'm planning to go back and explore by bike on a 55km loop and hoping to see some good colours.
Share the loop please. Map would be helpful.
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Jul 2, 2018
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It’s not too late I live up here. Lots of color everywhere still. From Muskoka
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Thinking of doing something on a greater scale across Canada and a couple of good quality 4k drones.
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Just came back from Collingwood area, lots of colour and leaves left - saw a few photographers out and about.
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Was out even in Orillia this past week and the colours are quite nice.
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ritz1010 wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 8:38 am
https://www.ontarioparks.com/fallcolour

Planing to drive to fork of the credit this Sunday.
80% color change with 20% fallen, should be good.

Hmmm, 80 per cent of the leaves reported fallen at Lake Superior Provincial Park, yet 10% at Pancake Bay Provincial Park. Both are on the eastern shore of Lake Superior. I suspect the reporting is biased.
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Yes the reports are not good.
I went as per the site but the colors were no where close to 80% changed. Lots of green.

Caledon ski club was worse, 2016 when I went there it was fabulous but exactly 2 years later I went there as per the reports but the trees there were either barren or green.

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