Best Backpacking in Ontario

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Ontario. Use this list to plan your next Ontario backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Bruce Peninsula National Park Trails

    6 Reviews

    Tobermory, ON

    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 ...
    •  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 ...

  • #2 Lake Superior Provincial Park Trails

    3 Reviews

    Wawa, ON

    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 Canadian history. Thanks to the volcanoes and e ...
    •  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 ...

  • #3 Killarney Provincial Park Trails

    3 Reviews

    Sudbury, ON

    Ask anybody about Killarney Provincial Park and they’ll tell you about clear blue lakes, white hills, pink granite ridges, cranberries and lots of sugar maples–plus pine, cedar, oak, black cherry ...
    •  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, ...

  • #4 Bon Echo Provincial Park Trails

    1 Reviews

    Cloyne, ON

    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. ...
    •  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 ...

  • #5 Pukaskwa National Park Trails

    2 Reviews

    Marathon, ON

    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 coldest– freshwater lake in the world. The lake’s ...
    •  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 ...

  • #6 Sleeping Giant Provincial Park Trails

    0 Reviews

    Thunder Bay, ON

    While many have tried to explain why the peninsula across from Thunder Bay looks like Gulliver in the land of the Lilliputians, Blackduck legend says it best. Long ago, before our time, a giant ...
    •  22 trails totaling 2 to 6 days
    •  41.5 miles
    •  Guide

    While many have tried to explain why the peninsula across from Thunder Bay looks like Gulliver in the land of the Lilliputians, ...

  • #7 Sault Trails and Recreation System Trails

    0 Reviews

    Sault Ste. Marie, ON

    The Sault Trails and Recreation System (STAR) covers Hiawatha Highlands, Kinsmen Park, Wishart Park and the Tarentorus Fish Culture Station. There are three main trail systems: the Crystal Creek ...
    •  13 trails totaling 15 hours
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    The Sault Trails and Recreation System (STAR) covers Hiawatha Highlands, Kinsmen Park, Wishart Park and the Tarentorus Fish ...

  • #8 Neys Provincial Park Trails

    0 Reviews

    Marathon, ON

    Neys Provincial Park protects the 6,485 hectares (16,018 acres) that make up the Coldwell Peninsula, including parts of the landscape that form islands within Lake Superior. The largest of these, ...
    •  5 trails totaling 17 hours
    •  12.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Neys Provincial Park protects the 6,485 hectares (16,018 acres) that make up the Coldwell Peninsula, including parts of the ...

  • #9 Casque-Isles Hiking Trail

    0 Reviews

    Schreiber, ON

    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. ...
    •  1 trail totaling 2 to 3 days
    •  32 miles
    •  Guide

    When local resident Thomas D. McGrath and his friends began blazing a 25km (15.5mi) trail between Terrace Bay and Schreiber ...

  • #10 Ottawa-Carlton Trailway

    0 Reviews

    Stittsville, ON

    One of the great benefits of converting abandoned rail lines to trails is the preservation of a piece of our history. The route followed by the Ottawa-Carleton Trailway is that of the long-forgotten ...
    •  14 hours
    •  26.25 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the great benefits of converting abandoned rail lines to trails is the preservation of a piece of our history. The ...