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Photo of Hockley Valley Photo of Bruce Park - Cyprus Lake to Tobermory Photo of Kawartha Highlands - Long Lake canoe trip
  • Hockley Valley

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    near Glen Cross, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    8.77mi
    Elevation +
    1841f
    TrailRank
    98| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofHockley Valley Photo ofHockley Valley Photo ofHockley Valley

    Very nice series of trails just a few minutes drive from the town of Orangeville. Beautiful forest with loads of mature maples, rolling terrain and numerous stream crossings. The path is in great condition, is well marke...

    Absolutely loved it. Hilly, so you may want poles with you, can be done without of course. Light mosquito activity in ea...
    hawk25
    Beautiful trail. Btw I know the trail is marked as easy/moderate, and as a result some people end up bringing their kids...
    gunjanpiplai
  • near McVicar, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    12.97mi
    Elevation +
    302f
    TrailRank
    65
    Photo ofBruce Park - Cyprus Lake to Tobermory Photo ofBruce Park - Cyprus Lake to Tobermory Photo ofBruce Park - Cyprus Lake to Tobermory

    We were staying at Bruce Peninsula National Park and hiked the Bruce Trail from the Cyprus Lake campground in to Tobermory. This trail mostly follows, and is a very small part of the 900 km Bruce Trail that runs from Nia...

  • near Anstruther Lake, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    24.14mi
    Elevation +
    551f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofKawartha Highlands - Long Lake canoe trip Photo ofKawartha Highlands - Long Lake canoe trip Photo ofKawartha Highlands - Long Lake canoe trip

    An active weekend canoe trip through the southern section of the park. Friday: Arrived at the Long Lake Access point around 1:30 and were on the water in a rental canoe shortly after 2:00. Paddled Long Lake for about ...

  • Algonquin - Canoe Lake canoe trip

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    near Canoe Lake, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    36.67mi
    Elevation +
    105f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofAlgonquin - Canoe Lake canoe trip Photo ofAlgonquin - Canoe Lake canoe trip Photo ofAlgonquin - Canoe Lake canoe trip

    A three day, two night canoe trip in the heart of Algonquin Park through 10 lakes with 8 portages. My wife and I headed out on a Monday in mid-September to take in some of the park's beauty. Our first day (11am start)...

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  • Crotch Lake Loop

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    near Myers Cave, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    49.30mi
    Elevation +
    994f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofCrotch Lake Loop Photo ofCrotch Lake Loop Photo ofCrotch Lake Loop

    A 4 day, three night paddling trip using a canoe and a kayak to accommodate our threesome. The trip is known as the Crotch Lake Loop and includes visits to Kashwakamak, Mud, Big Gull and of course Crotch Lake, with the M...

  • near Desert Lake, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    29.92mi
    Elevation +
    843f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofFrontenac - 3 day canoe trip plus hike Photo ofFrontenac - 3 day canoe trip plus hike Photo ofFrontenac - 3 day canoe trip plus hike

    A mid summer 3 day canoe and hiking trip through Frontenac Provincial Park. The park is a beautiful place and we wanted to see some of the northern sections that are not easily accessed on day hikes. We started at the ma...

  • Lake Seneca

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    near Eversley, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    4.00mi
    Elevation +
    430f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofLake Seneca Photo ofLake Seneca Photo ofLake Seneca

    This is a hike around the King campus of Seneca College including Lake Seneca and the forest to the north of the lake. There are a series of trails of varying lengths, the paths are well marked, easy to follow and there ...

    Great place that’s not too far away from the city. Parking seems free on the Seneca grounds if you go on a weekend.
    Jean Laforest
  • Durham Regional Forest

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    near Coppin's Corners, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    3.62mi
    Elevation +
    974f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofDurham Regional Forest Photo ofDurham Regional Forest Photo ofDurham Regional Forest

    This tract has all sorts of trails criss-crossing it. Take a picture of the map at the start/stop point (lots of parking available) and select a trail or grouping of trails that suit your time and energy (the northern po...

    I have been on this trail many times. It is one of my favourite places.
    Derek Trowbridge
  • near Moore Park, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    4.52mi
    Elevation +
    564f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofBeltline, Mount Pleasant, Brick Works Photo ofBeltline, Mount Pleasant, Brick Works Photo ofBeltline, Mount Pleasant, Brick Works

    Here's an urban hike that is a loop trail that takes you through some interesting nature areas within the city of Toronto. It can be started anywhere on the loop and there are plenty of points where public transport (TTC...

    Easy trail. Well-maintained, even during the winter. Went after it had rained and snowed for a few days and the soil wa...
    hawk25
  • Circuit of 5 Viewpoints

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    near Little Hawk Lake, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    3.22mi
    Elevation +
    764f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofCircuit of 5 Viewpoints Photo ofCircuit of 5 Viewpoints Photo ofCircuit of 5 Viewpoints

    A nice loop trail in the Algonquin Highlands. Several good views of Halls Lake. Trail was well marked and in good shape. Parking is available at the start point and a sign board has a map of the area where several other ...

  • Bat Lake Trail

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    near Algonquin Park, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    3.61mi
    Elevation +
    272f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofBat Lake Trail Photo ofBat Lake Trail Photo ofBat Lake Trail

    A hike in Algonquin Park through the forest with multiple stream crossings, a nice lookout, as well as a marsh boardwalk and a view of Bat Lake. The trail is well marked with blue disks and while easy to follow there wer...

  • near Claremont, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    10.03mi
    Elevation +
    584f
    TrailRank
    54| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofBrock, Wilder, Walker and Glen Major loop Photo ofBrock, Wilder, Walker and Glen Major loop Photo ofBrock, Wilder, Walker and Glen Major loop

    A hike through Brock Tract, Wilder Forest, Walker Woods and Glen Major. We are getting prepped for a section of the PCT, and I was looking to layout a 10 mile track for a good workout and nailed it with this hike. Dec...

    Pretty good. My friends got tuckered out. Nice work putting this loop together!
    hawk25
  • Hall Tract

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    near Vivian, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    4.51mi
    Elevation +
    636f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofHall Tract Photo ofHall Tract Photo ofHall Tract

    A nice tract of land that is sandwiched between a couple other trail areas - Eldred King sits to the north and Patterson is just to the south (see alternate Wikiloc entries for those areas). The atmosphere/feel is quite ...

  • Heber Down

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    near Audley, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    3.90mi
    Elevation +
    404f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofHeber Down Photo ofHeber Down Photo ofHeber Down

    This is a nice Conservation Area with a surprising amount of variety. My hike was based on the trail posted by LeslieP (also called Heber Down) with a couple of minor variations. There are several places to park - on Lyn...

  • Brock Tract

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    near Claremont, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    5.00mi
    Elevation +
    755f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo ofBrock Tract Photo ofBrock Tract Photo ofBrock Tract

    Easy access to the trail off Brock Road and there is a small parking lot. The trail starts and ends within earshot of the busy road, leads to a section of red pines in straight rows (planted 60 years ago to stop erosion)...

  • Arab, Cedar, Big Salmon Lakes

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    near Desert Lake, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    5.93mi
    Elevation +
    213f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo ofArab, Cedar, Big Salmon Lakes Photo ofArab, Cedar, Big Salmon Lakes Photo ofArab, Cedar, Big Salmon Lakes

    A nice hike In Frontenac Provincial Park which has a bunch of trails available and was quite busy for a fall day. We chose the Dedication Trail North which took us by several beautiful lakes, trail is well signed and in ...

  • Tallow Rock Bay Trail

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    near Outlet, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    7.84mi
    Elevation +
    650f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofTallow Rock Bay Trail Photo ofTallow Rock Bay Trail Photo ofTallow Rock Bay Trail

    We were in Kingston for a fall weekend and a group of us wanted to go for a hike at a nearby park. We drove 50 minutes north east of Kingston to Charleston Lake Provincial Park that we had heard good things about. The...

  • Glen Major

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    near Glen Major, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    5.94mi
    Elevation +
    915f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofGlen Major Photo ofGlen Major Photo ofGlen Major

    Part of a large tract of land that includes Walker Woods to the north and Brock Tract to the west (see additional Wikiloc entries). The trails are quite extensive so a map is required, maps are posted at the start point ...

  • near Britannia, Ontario (Canada)
    Distance
    8.89mi
    Elevation +
    295f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofRideau Trail (Carling Avenue - Ottawa Docks) Photo ofRideau Trail (Carling Avenue - Ottawa Docks) Photo ofRideau Trail (Carling Avenue - Ottawa Docks)

    The Rideau Trail has something for everyone. From beginner hiker to multi-day through hikes in the backcountry, the Rideau Trail’s 387 km between Ottawa and Kingston offers unique outdoor experiences for everyone. The...

  • Rouge - Woodland +

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    near Box Grove, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    4.31mi
    Elevation +
    308f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofRouge - Woodland + Photo ofRouge - Woodland + Photo ofRouge - Woodland +

    The start of the trail is well marked and is an established trail that follows the Little Rouge Creek as it winds southward. The trail becomes considerably less traveled and at km 2.6 km I was completely off trail, bushw...

  • Wilder Forest

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    near Coppin's Corners, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    4.46mi
    Elevation +
    443f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofWilder Forest Photo ofWilder Forest Photo ofWilder Forest

    A really nice hike in an area with lots of other choices. It starts out oddly, sharing a lane with a horse farm and you are sandwiched between two fence lines. But stick with it, about a kilometer in I hit a nice home wh...

  • North Walker Woods

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    near Coppin's Corners, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    3.32mi
    Elevation +
    666f
    TrailRank
    39| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofNorth Walker Woods Photo ofNorth Walker Woods Photo ofNorth Walker Woods

    This is a small tract of land that is part of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and nearly joined to several larger hiking areas to the south. There is parking for 1 or 2 cars at the start point and mo...

    Great Trail. I have been there many times. Greenwood and Durham Forest also have great trails.
    Derek Trowbridge
  • BT WF WW GM

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    near Claremont, Ontàrio (Canada)
    Distance
    8.87mi
    Elevation +
    495f
    TrailRank
    39| Rating 3.67

    A hike through Brock Tract, Wilder Forest, Walker Woods and Glen Major. Getting prepped for a section of the PCT, was looking to layout a 10 mile track for a good workout. To be revised. Revised hike is here: Brock, W...

    Trails are well groomed. Quiet with relaxing sounds of nature.
    Derek Trowbridge

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