Hiking in Ontario  by Tracey Arial

Hiking in Ontario Guide Book

by Tracey Arial (Ulysses Travel Guides)
Hiking in Ontario  by Tracey Arial
This practical guide covers the most beautiful hikes in all regions of Ontario. In addition to providing descriptions of hikes in more than 50 areas that are classified by level of difficulty, a thorough portrait of the natural wonders of Ontario is supplied, enabling hikers to make the most of their adventures. Detailed maps and clear directions accompany the text, making for worry-free trekking.

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Trails from the "Hiking in Ontario" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 62.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 62.

Albion Hills was created in 1954, which makes it the oldest conservation area in Ontario. Its location on a part of the Oak Ridges Moraine, locally known as the Caledon Hills, means that hikers can ex ...
Bolton, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 14.9
When the government of Ontario passed the Algonquin Park Act, which set aside 18 townships as a “health resort and pleasure ground” and logging forest reserve in 1893, they didn’t know that their park ...
Haliburton, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 169
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Named after one of the rivers it follows, the Avon Trail passes over and by the glacier-created Waterloo moraine, along farmer’s fields and through apple orchards, forests and very small towns. Expe ...
Saint Mary's, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 64.5
Anyone interested in glacier-created landforms will want to visit Awenda Provincial Park on the edge of the Penetanguishene Peninsula, which juts into Georgian Bay to create Nottawasaga Bay and Severn ...
Penetanguishene, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 18.6
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A visit to Backus Heritage Conservation Area, a 502ha (1,240-acre) site, satisfies a curiosity for both natural and social history. A heritage village that emulates southern Ontario life in the late 1 ...
Port Rowan, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.5
Thanks to glacier run-off and a waterbed in motion, visitors to Twenty Mile Creek at the edge of the Niagara Escarpment can admire three waterfalls: two large natural ones and one tiny cascade, which ...
Jordan, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
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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 than 260 Algonkian pictographs on it were completed. Th ...
Cloyne, ON - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 19
Bruce Peninsula National Park is actually three parks in one. Hikers who like sandy, flat beach walks will appreciate Dorcas Bay, on the shores of Lake Huron to the west of Highway 6. Those who prefer ...
Tobermory, ON - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 16.2
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When local resident Thomas D. McGrath and his friends began blazing a 25km (15.5mi) trail between Terrace Bay and Schreiber 20 years ago, they aroused enthusiasm for hiking in the local community. Fou ...
Schreiber, ON - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 32
The Ontario government decided to set aside 109ha (269 acres) of land to protect the rapids, waterfalls, wetlands, flood plain and terraces of the Aux Sables River in 1970. The river had been used as ...
Massey, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
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Cootes Paradise, formerly known as Dundas Marsh, is 800ha (2,000 acres) of marsh and forest at the mouth of Spencer Creek near the Dundas Valley on the west end of Lake Ontario, just off Hamilton Harb ...
Hamilton, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
Visitors to Crawford Lake will probably begin with a short tour through the reconstructed Iroquoian Village. A palisade wall encircles four longhouses–two of which are complete and two others which ar ...
Campbellville, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
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The Cup and Saucer Trail runs along and below the centre of the highest part of the horseshoeshaped Niagara Escarpment, following two ridges of sorts. At 180m about sea level, the highest of the two r ...
Manitoulin Island, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
Today, the area is a natural refuge. Forests and meadows have taken over the old farmers’ fields, attracting butterflies and moths. In fact, the park is known as a resting spot for migrating monarch b ...
Oshawa, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
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Dufferin Islands, a 16.2ha (28- acre) park made up of eleven islands, is a stunningly beautiful area across the road from Horseshoe Falls. Although it takes only an hour to walk through the entire par ...
Niagra Falls, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
Any hiker interested in history should definitely visit one of the three conservation areas within the Dundas Valley. A visit to the Dundas Valley Conservation Area provides a unique view on the Victo ...
Dundas, ON - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 52.6
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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 on Highway 108 itself. If you want to do all the trails, ...
Elliot Lake, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 15.5
Ferris Provincial Park is highly recommended for a relaxing, easy day-hike that also provides ample entertainment. Hiking up and down an almond-shaped drumlin is the highlight, although Ranney Falls, ...
Campbellville, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
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Foley Mountain sits on a granite ridge, 65m (200ft) above the village of Westport. Three kinds of squirrels, white-tailed deer, two kinds of rabbits, fishers, pine martens, bobcats and porcupines also ...
Wastport, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
By providing hikers with a peaceful experience, Frontenac Park lives up to the creed of its first superintendent, R. Bruce Page, who believed that wilderness should be as untouched by humans as possib ...
Sydenham, ON - Hiking - Trail Length: 112.5
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