Falling for Abbotsford | Outdoor Enthusiast

October 13, 2023

For many outdoor enthusiasts, the fall is one of the best times of the year! It’s not too hot, not too cold, and the colours are simply stunning! Whether you’re getting out for an early morning adventure and braving the crisp, cool air and its delicate fog, or you’re just catching the golden hour as the sun lights up mountains and the fall leaves, the outdoors is a spectacle that just may have you Falling for Abbotsford.


Expand your horizons of outdoor adventure by giving bird watching a try this fall! Abbotsford is part of the BC Bird Trail and we definitely hold our own when it comes to having an impressive variety of species to respectfully seek and admire. Not only is bird watching a great way to get outside this season, but it’s a great way to immerse yourself in nature and bask in its beauty as you try to peacefully watch and listen to these majestic creatures. It really is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise as you combine the beauty of natural fall landscapes and wildlife.

Want to learn more about birding in Abbotsford? Click the button below to learn what makes Abbotsford a part of the BC Bird Trail!


There’s nothing like being on the water in the crisp cool air of the fall when somehow the air you breathe feels cleaner and more refreshing than usual. Take your kayak, canoe, or SUP board for a leisurely paddle in this area and take in the beautiful fall scenes!


Test your wild side with some thrilling mountain biking on Sumas Mountain where you’ll shred through some excellent trails! Before the winter weather hits, it’s great to get the most out of this adrenaline-pumping sport as you won’t be subject to the heat of summer but instead, the refreshing fall air. Or if you want to take your time and go at a more leisurely pace, you can wind your way up the mountain by venturing out on a scenic hike. Breathe in the cool, clean air that the trees and other plants that surround you pump into the ecosystem and naturally allow yourself to relax as you work your way up the mountain to incredible sights. Whether you’re racing down the trails or taking a nice walk up them, you’re going to love being on Sumas and you’re going to love the views of the Valley that you’re treated to even more!

Ready for your outdoor adventures this fall? Make sure you prepare properly for the weather when you’re exploring our beautiful outdoors. Temperatures and precipitation levels can change suddenly so pack layers, necessary safety equipment, and some extra food and water. After you’ve explored the outdoor beauty of Abbotsford be sure to use our hashtag, #ExploreAbbotsford, on your posts and tag us so we can see all of the wonderful adventures you go on! And if you’re still looking for more to do in Abby, you can learn more about other fall activities below!

Our community truly becomes an autumnal paradise every year! With beautiful colours, glorious nature, countless awaiting adventures, and more, we can almost guarantee that you’ll be Falling for Abbotsford this fall! We have several classic visiting characters that we love to see every year like the Outdoor Adventurer and many more! Learn about fall in Abbotsford and the other characters of the season by clicking the link below and maybe, you’ll find out which one you are!

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