Fall in Simcoe County – Things to Do!

Some might say fall is the most wonderful time of the year! Our team of outdoor and exercise enthusiasts certainly feels that way! A great day outdoors followed by a hot beverage and a book by the fire is the key to a happy fall. We have rounded up some of the team’s favourite outdoor fall activities for you to check out in Barrie and Simcoe County. We hope you enjoy!

Hiking in Copeland Forest

Many trails to choose from, all of which are loops, make for an amazing experience when checking out the fall foliage.

Bala Cranberry Festival

The Bala Cranberry Festival boasts the charm of the small town of Bala, with tours of the cranberry marshes, food vendors on every corner and specialty cranberry infused drinks for purchase. This one is Instagram-worthy!

Salmon Fishing in the Nottawasaga River

The Notty is a destination for fishermen and women in the fall for the abundance of salmon. The river in the fall is much less turbulent than other times of the year and amazing for a family fishing trip.

Rounds Ranch Pumpkin Mania

This looks like a ton of fun for all ages! With many activities to choose from including pony rides, a ropes course and a pick-your-own-pumpkin patch, Rounds Ranch is a hit for families! Check it out at

The Simcoe County Museum

This local museum is a great place to spend a day! With many outdoor activities in addition to the indoor exhibits, you are certain to discover interesting parts of the history of Simcoe County! Visit to pre-book your visit.

Whatever activity you choose this fall in Simcoe County, get out there and enjoy it!