Ontario has thousands of miles of hiking trails that stretch and wind their way through diverse landscapes and land formations.
Soak up magnificent scenery, topography, wildlife and botany – you’ll find fascination in every step that you take. You’ll find trails for every interest throughout this vast province. Ontario hiking trails stretch and wind their way through some of the most diverse and dynamic land formations in the world.
Take a jaunt through the province’s millions of acres of woodlands where you’ll come across such things as ancient ferns, striking orchids, rare birds, flora, fauna, deer grazing in a meadow and don’t be surprised if you meet a moose. Be amazed by the scenic variety you come across; lookouts, caves, meadows, forests as well as ruins of abandoned dams, mill houses and even old mine sites.
Tackle an ascent to a majestic cliff or outlook point and chances are you’ll be rewarded with an amazing, panoramic view – like the spectacular Ouimet Canyon near Thunder Bay.
Walk along the Ganaraska Trail as it passes through the Kawartha Lakes and skirts the Minesing Swamp where waterfowl, mink, muskrat and beaver can be observed. The trail also swings past historic Midland where Jesuit missionaries settled among the Hurons in the early 1600s.
Ontario has over 270 provincial parks, six national parks, hundreds of conservation areas and thousands of miles of marked trails that will take you to some of the most amazing places you’ve ever seen. Take a multiday hike into the heart of Ontario’s backcountry, a short trek to see nature and wildlife or a day trip to escape from everyday life.
Ontario is a hiker’s haven, boasting 2,000 marked hiking trails covering a distance of more than 6,000 miles.
Lace up your boots, throw on your backpack and get ready for some of the best treks in North America.
Plan your outdoor getaway with a visit to Ontario Hiking’s website.