Ontario - Outdoor Activities

Ontario has approximately 234 trails, including 140 hiking trails and 53 for road biking. These trails range from 0.1 to 450 miles in length. The most popular trails are Niagara Glen Trails, Dufferin Islands Trails, Niagara Falls and Algonquin Provincial Park Trails. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Ontario was Heather S. who completed Snipe Loop.

  • Bruce Peninsula National Park TrailsView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Tobermory, ON

    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  7 trails totaling 15 hours
    •  16.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Bruce Peninsula National Park is actually three parks in one. Hikers who like sandy, flat beach walks will appreciate Dorcas Bay, on the shores ...

  • Myths, Miracles and PathwaysView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

    • Road Biking  
    •  Easy
    •  34.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This tour begins in Niagara-on-the Lake, the first capital of Upper Canada, and travels through Queenston Heights, one of the province’s oldest ...

  • Lake Superior Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Wawa, ON

    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  11 trails totaling 12 to 19 days
    •  79.4 miles
    •  Guide

    In many ways, the history of Lake Superior Provincial Park, a 155,600ha (384,332-acre) region on the shores of Lake Superior is a microcosm of ...

  • Killarney Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Sudbury, ON

    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  4 trails totaling 7 to 10 days
    •  67.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Ask anybody about Killarney Provincial Park and they’ll tell you about clear blue lakes, white hills, pink granite ridges, cranberries and lots ...

  • Algonquin Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Haliburton, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  22 trails totaling 46 hours
    •  169 miles
    •  Guide

    When the government of Ontario passed the Algonquin Park Act, which set aside 18 townships as a “health resort and pleasure ground” and logging ...

  • Pukaskwa National Park TrailsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Marathon, ON

    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  4 trails totaling 1 to 10 days
    •  41 miles
    •  Guide

    Part of the mystique of Pukaskwa National Park comes from its location on the shores of Lake Superior, the largest by surface area–and possibly ...

  • Frontenac Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Sydenham, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  12 trails totaling 85 hours
    •  112.5 miles
    •  Guide

    By providing hikers with a peaceful experience, Frontenac Park lives up to the creed of its first superintendent, R. Bruce Page, who believed ...

  • Elliot Lake Hiking TrailsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Elliot Lake, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  15.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The town of Elliot Lake offers hikers a multitude of linked trails, all located from various parking lots in the middle of town, including two ...

  • Toronto, OntarioView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Toronto , ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Up to a week's worth of fun.
    •  Guide

    If you shy away from city vacations because of the hassles associated with large metropolitan areas, take a trip to Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s ...

  • Killarney to the French RiverView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Killarney, ON

    • Sea Kayaking  
    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  Day trip to seven days
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    I think most paddlers would agree that the stretch of shoreline from Killarney Provincial Park to the historic French River is the best paddle ...

  • Toronto: Humber RiverView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Toronto, ON

    • Sea Kayaking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  Part to full day
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Humber River paddle starts on the Toronto waterfront, offering good views of downtown, and then wanders north up the river. A quick look ...

  • Stonebridge TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Nepean, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  2 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a pleasant walk in an area that has rapidly developed into suburbia. Its two halves are quite different, with the first 2 km (1.25 mi) ...

  • Niagara Glen TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Niagra Falls, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  7 trails totaling 4.5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Niagara Glen was created about 8,000 years ago, when Lake Erie dumped water into Lake Ontario via a waterfall called Wintergreen Falls, which ...

  • Rock DunderView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Kingston, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  2 hours
    •  3.75 miles
    •  Guide

    Hikes with grand views are always popular, and Rock Dunder has been attracting hikers to its summit for more than 100 years. In 2006, the Rideau ...

  • Slate IslandsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Terrace Bay, ON

    • Sea Kayaking  
    •  Moderate to Difficult
    •  Three to five days
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    The Slate Islands are an almost circular group about 6 miles offshore at Terrace Bay. There are currently no charter boats to take kayakers out ...

  • The Greater Toronto Area Bike Paths and Rail TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Toronto, ON

    • Road Biking  
    •  Guide

    Toronto's growth over the last 20 years has literally redefined the city. It has blossomed into a metropolis with a decidedly cosmopolitan air. ...

  • Bon Echo Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Cloyne, ON

    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  7 trails totaling 15 hours
    •  19 miles
    •  Guide

    Bon Echo Rock on Mazinaw Lake has been an important spiritual site for at least the past 300 to 1,000 years during which it’s estimated the more ...

  • Toronto IslandsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Toronto, ON

    • Sea Kayaking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  Part to full day
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This archipelago is just 1 mile south of Toronto and makes a great day paddle destination, with opportunities for sidetrips to quiet little bays ...

  • Awenda Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Penetanguishene, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  7 trails totaling 12 hours
    •  18.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Anyone interested in glacier-created landforms will want to visit Awenda Provincial Park on the edge of the Penetanguishene Peninsula, which ...

  • Halfway Lake Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Sudbury, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    Halfway Lake Provincial Park encompasses 4,735 ha (11,695 acres) on the Canadian Shield around and north of Halfway Lake. Most of the area is ...

  • Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway, BrantfordView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Brantford, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  5 sections totaling 10 hours
    •  15.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway is a network of trails along the south and north shores of the Grand River in Brantford. On the south side, ...

  • Silent Lake Provincial Park TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Apsley, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Difficult
    •  3 trails totaling 7.5 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Other than the lake itself, this 1,450ha (3,582-acre) park doesn’t have any particular feature that stands out, but it’s still one of the top ...

  • Gatineau Hills Leg WarmerView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ottawa, ON

    • Road Biking  
    •  Moderate to Difficult
    •  42.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Gatineau Hills are an Ottawa attraction that should not be missed. This is a challenging ride along roads and recreational trails that wind ...

  • Shakespeare’s Stone town: Stratford and Saint Marys (Rail-Trail)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Stratford, ON

    • Road Biking  
    •  Easy
    •  40.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is an excellent afternoon excursion that leaves you plenty of time to enjoy an evening show at the Stratford Festival. Beginning along ...

  • Ottawa Greenbelt TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ottawa, ON

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  28 trails totaling 41.5 hours
    •  70 miles
    •  Guide

    The National Greenbelt encompasses 20,000ha (49,400 acres) of land that was set aside as a green space in 1950 to prevent the city of Ottawa ...

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