Fall is slowly coming to the Laurentians! Soon, the landscapes will be especially picturesque, making for the perfect moment to take some family time and discover the region and the cornucopia of local Laurentian foods. Many possibilities await; they’re yours to discover!
September 13 to October 31, 2021 — Every weekend from September 13 to October 31, Sommet Saint-Sauveur fall foliage will be in full swing. Come experience the thrill of Parc F.U.N.’s rides, admire the landscape’s blazing colours from the mountaintop, and take part in various activities! The chairlift is open every Saturday and Sunday, September 18 through October 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
September 18, 2021 — Come out and enjoy the first Fête des Couleurs Mont Blanc! Bouncy castles, food trucks from La Conserverie and La Tablée, a musical performance from Steve Provost and Vanessa Blais-Tremblay, and more are on the program. The event starts at noon.
See the colours differently
The Chemin du Terroir is a 226-kilometre, signposted, official tourist route that winds its way through rural areas in the Lower Laurentians and Argenteuil. Along the way, agrotourism takes centre stagealong with culture, heritage, and history. Experience the route year-round with single- or multi-day excursions, and get a taste of the Laurentians in harvest season!
Come and experience the harvest at Rivière du Chêne Winery by becoming a grape picker for a day! The event is free. Reservations are required. The day includes two harvest periods, lunch, and ends with an exclusive guided tour with winemaker Daniel Lalande. Reservations will begin at the end of August. Saturdays and Sundays from mid-September to October. Dates to be confirmed. The winery also offers brunch every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Reserve your table online through the vineyard’s website.
From September to the end of blooming – Stroll through the sunflower field, breathe in the majestic flowers’ fresh scent, and have your picture taken against a mind-blowing backdrop. Everything is in place for an incredible day with many options: bring your blankets and chairs for an outdoor picnic, visit the outdoor petting zoo, purchase products at the store, and, if you’re so inclined, take a wonderful guided tour for the cost of a few dollars well spent. Visiting the field is free of charge.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience with the Panorama of the Laurentians package. Aboard a helicopter, fly over the region’s countless lakes and rivers, and fall under the spell of the Laurentians’ natural beauty and colours seen from the sky! By reservation only.
Another great way to make the most of the colours is by reserving your spot for an ATV or jeep tour. Book a guided tour or simply rent an ATV without a guide. Various rental times available. For the past 15 years, Aventures Plein Air, located on the shores of Morency Lake, has offered a variety of activities and packages to fully immerse visitors in the Laurentian outdoors.
This tree-to-tree adventure in the heart of the Laurentian woods is nothing short of memorable in the fall. Four courses and the Big Course’s Ultimate Zone offer a total of 73 obstacles and 29 ziplines to satisfy even the most athletic participants. Acro-Nature also has a Junior Zoomer circuit designed specifically for children aged 6 and up. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
For a successful fall family outing, try frisbee golf (formally known as disc golf) and hiking on the mountain! The game is played like traditional golf, but players try to land a disc in a basket rather than a ball in a hole. The course takes about two hours to complete. You can also try the new climbing tower and the Jumpaï! The latter consists of four trampolines that allow both adults and children to bounce up to 30 feet in the air thanks to the harness and bungee cords that make the activity safe. Open weekends until October 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Check out the various activity packages offered at Tyroparc! Take in a breathtaking view of the region’s fall landscapes while enjoying the many activities offered—via ferrata, mega-ziplines, hiking, or the brand-new aerial obstacle course structure La Cité des Bois! Open year-round.
Take an ultralight introductory flight with Air Panorama and get ready to be amazed by the view of the Laurentians from the air! Air Panorama is also a pilot school located in the heart of nature. It’s a blazingly colourful experience! Every day until late October or early November.
Ziptrek Tremblant offers a spectacular five-zipline course that lets you soar from the top of Mont Tremblant to the pedestrian village. Two of the five ziplines stretch out over more than one kilometre. Ride them in pairs, side by side, for an even more exciting experience. With a spectacular view and a hike during the activity, it’s an excellent way to see the colours this fall. Until October 11; reserve online.
Héli-Tremblant, a helicopter rental service, offers breathtaking panoramic flights over the region. Packages include a stop on a mountaintop with a spectacular view; alternatively, get dropped off at a restaurant for a lavish meal with the Romantic package. Flights with commentary in French or English. Open daily!
Croisières Mont-Tremblant invites you to discover the breathtaking landscapes of the Laurentian mountains in a magical setting. Make the most of the magnificent surroundings and quiet of the lake during the 60-minute cruise, or book the Grand Manitou II for a private cruise. Daily departures until October 17!
Take the chairlift to the top of the trail overlooking Tremblant Resort and its surroundings, then hop on your luge for a thrilling descent through the beautiful Laurentian woods. This unforgettable family experience is packed with thrills for both young and old. Open Friday through Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until October 11.
Make yourself comfortable in the gondola and enjoy the view for the few minutes it takes to reach the top of Mont Tremblant! With the Laurentians in their fall colours, the view of Tremblant Lake and the surrounding valleys is stunning. Dogs on a leash are allowed on the gondola. Every day until October 17.
Whether you’re soaring over the forest in the air on a course with 18 ziplines or horseback riding in a spellbinding setting, Kanatha-Aki Nature Centre offers various activities to experience the wondrous, colourful surroundings. During your visit, go to the bison reserve to discover the largest North American land mammal, the Athabasca wood bison.
Navigate the wilderness of the forest in summer or fall on zipline courses with 15 different ziplines ranging from 230 to over 650 feet and nearly one mile long! Take in the spectacular 360-degree view of the Rouge Valley in a beautiful fall setting. Several other activities are also offered: e-fatbike rentals, 4×4 buggy tours, onewheel tours, and petting zoo.
- Parc National d’Oka
- Parc du Domaine Vert in Mirabel
- Parc régional éducatif Bois de Belle-Rivière in Mirabel
- Parc régional de la Rivière-du-Nord in Saint-Jérôme
- Parc de la rivière Doncaster in Sainte-Adèle
- Parc régional Val-David – Val-Morin
- Parc Éco Laurentides in Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré
- Domaine Saint-Bernard in Mont-Tremblant
- Parc national du Mont-Tremblant
- Réserve faunique de Papineau-Labelle in La Minerve
- Parc régional Montagne du Diable in Ferme-Neuve
- Réserve faunique Rouge-Matawin in La Macaza
- Parc régional du Poisson Blanc in Notre-Dame-du-Laus
- Parc régional Kiamika in Rivière-Rouge
- Centre de plein air Roger-Cabana in Saint-Hippolyte
- Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson’s and Estérel’s trail networks in Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson and Estérel
- Morin-Heights’ trail networks in Morin-Heights
- Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard’s trail networks in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard
- Piedmont/Saint-Sauveur’s trail networks in Piedmont and Saint-Sauveur
- Plein air Sainte-Adèle’s trail networks in Sainte-Adèle
- Wentworth-Nord’s trail networks in Wentworth-Nord
- Centre de plein air Camping Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts
- Camping du Domaine Lausanne in Ivry-sur-le-Lac
- L’Interval, coopérative de solidarité de plein air in Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides
- Parc écologique le Renouveau Rosaire-Sénécal in Nominingue
- La Magie de la Pomme and Bistro La Dent Sucrée in Saint-Eustache
- Centre d’interprétation de la Courge du Québec in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac.
- Domaine Lafrance in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac
- Tarterie du Verger des Musiques in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac
- Verger Cueillette 640 in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac
- Cidrerie Lacroix in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac
- Verger Richard Legault in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac.
- Labonté de la Pomme – Orchard and Honey House in Oka