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Colour by Numbers: 5 places to see the leaves change colour in Oakville

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are painting the sky red, orange and yellow, so we’ve put together a list of the best outlooks around Oakville to watch the colours change. Don’t beat around the bush, keep reading to find out more…

1. Sixteen Mile Creek Trail

Skyvalley Crescent parking lot (Upper Middle Road x Westoak Trails Boulevard)

Sixteen Mile Creek

Sixteen Mile Creek Trail runs through the centre of Oakville, spanning from the Oakville Harbour to Lions Valley Park. The west bank has some particularly lovely heightened outlooks where you can see the valley of trees change with the season.

2. Lions Valley Park

1227 Lions Valley Road

Lions Valley Park

Lions Valley Park is a serene hidden gem located off of Dundas Street on the east side of Oakville. Visit this valley and delight your eyes with an expansive view of flowing fields, Sixteen Mile Creek and beautiful bridge outlooks. 

3. Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Drive

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

“Branch” out this fall at Bronte Creek Provincial Park! Bike, rollerblade or walk through one of Bronte Creek’s five adventurous trails and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of one of Ontario’s most beautiful parks! Keep an eye on the Ontario Parks fall colour page to keep track of how the leaves are changing. 

4. Wildwoods Park

Dorval Drive x Leewood Drive

Wildwood Park

Though it is on the smaller side, Wildwoods Park hosts a couple of beautiful seated outlooks that provide a vast view of the creek below. Bring your bike and basket to this perfect picnic spot. You won’t be-“leaf” all the beautiful colours taking over Oakville trees.

5. Bayshire Woods Park 

1300 Bayshire Drive

Bayshire Woods Park

This “tree”-mendous park and trail area is beautifully secluded under a canopy of colourful trees during the fall! Located near the west edge of Oakville’s borders, this beautiful park is one of the best-kept secrets in the town.

Click here for more information about local parks, gardens and trails.