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Explore Whitby’s Beauty in the Fall

Make the most of fall, by getting outdoors and appreciating Whitby’s natural beauty. Surrounded by an abundance of parks and trails, there is no better way to enjoy a short escape from the busy city. Breathe in the fresh air, watch the trees change colour and observe the wildlife around you.

Whitby Shores Waterfront Trail



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With 13 km of trail to explore, Whitby Shores Waterfront Trail is the perfect place to spend a beautiful fall day. Walk or bike along the trail at your own pace, stopping at scenic lookout spots, or venturing off down connected nature trails. Passing through Kiwanis and Lake Park, there are also beautiful beaches to visit.

Cullen Central Park


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The experience you’ll receive from walking the Cullen Central Park Trailsis unlike any other; located in Cullen Central Park, Wounded Warrior’s Park of Reflection. The park is dedicated to wounded veterans, and reflects the services of our armed forces. Featuring a sculpture representing the journey of ill or injured veterans, surrounded by a labyrinth garden, the park is the only one of its kind. A beautiful mixture of urban and rural landscapes, teeming with lush greenery.

Whitby Scout Trail


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Created to the citizens of the town of Whitby, the Whitby Scout Trail was created for people to enjoy the unique beauty of the Pringle Creek valley lands. The trail is a joint project between the Scouts Canada, Whitby Area and the Town of Whitby. It is the perfect way to enjoy a peaceful walk amidst the town and appreciate the beautiful, natural colours of fall.

Herber Down Conservation Area


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Herber Down Conservation Area features 8 km worth of trails, and is home to a wide array of plants and animals. You can enjoy a serene escape from the city, breathing in the fresh air and taking in all the beautiful fall colours. Make your visit a day trip with the whole family, including your furry friend, as dogs are welcome; and stop in for lunch at one of the many picnic areas.

Lynde Shores Conservation Area


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Lynde Shores Conservation Area is a wonderful way to appreciate the beautiful fall weather, outdoors. The trails are both stroller and wheelchair friendly, allowing everyone to partake in the wildlife viewing. The Birdfeeder Trail is one of many favourites, as birds will feed right from your hand. If you prefer to see the conservation area from a different perspective, there is also canoeing and paddling available from summer, into early fall.

 

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