Ontario Hiking

Hiking and walking are favourite ways to discover new Ontario outdoor experiences.  Trails, vistas, forests and beach shorelines during the spring summer and fall months. Many resorts, lodges, inns and resort-hotels have marked trails on site as well there are marked throughout the many resort destinations north in Ontario.

Algonquin Highlands Starburst icon representing membership level: Gold+

Summer in the Algonquin Highalnds

Algonquin Highlands Trails

Where Adventure Awaits!

  • Haliburton Highlands Water Trails – Frost Centre and Poker Lakes
  • Backcountry Camping, Canoeing and Kayaking
  • 38kms of Hiking Trails, Hundreds of kms of ATV trails
  • Canoe rentals
  • Excellent fishing for Trout, Bass and Whitefish
  • Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower – Best view of Fall colors in the highlands!
  • Ontario’s only full size historic Log chute

Backcountry waterfront campsites $12 per night/adult. 
Brand new super lightweight Swift Kevlar Canoes from $38 per day.

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Address:

20130 Hwy 35
12km south of the Town of Dorset
Algonquin Highlands, ON  K0M 1J1

Telephone:

(705) 766-9033

www.algonquinhighlands.ca

trails@algonquinhighlands.ca

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Cedar Grove Lodge Starburst icon representing membership level: Gold+

Cedar Grove Lodge

Cedar Grove Lodge offers individual lakeside cottages on beautiful Peninsula Lake. We are located in Muskoka, 10 minutes East of Huntsville and 15 minutes West of Algonquin Park.

Many of our cottages are log and all offer a wood burning fieldstone fireplace, we supply all of the wood and firelogs free of charge. Visit our website for photos and panoramic photos of our cabins.

Bring your appetite to the lodge because included in the rates are 3 meals per day.

Enjoy free use of all non motorized boats including canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and windsurfers. Free tours on our pontoon boat as well as free waterskiing. (water skiing in July, August only)

Winter brings skating on the lake, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and relaxing by the fire in your own lakeside cabin.

Please view our website for over 100 photos, rates and more information.

“A Muskoka Tradition” for over 90 years.

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Address:

167 Grassmere Resort Road
Huntsville, ON  P1H 2K5

Telephone:

(705) 789-4036

Toll Free:

1-800-461-4269

www.cedargrove.on.ca

info@cedargrove.on.ca

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Couples Resort Starburst icon representing membership level: Gold+

Couples Resort

Runaway to Romance and Adventure!

1st Class Gourmet Dining. 5 Course Dinners Awarded a Top 10 Dining Experience by North American Inns.  Dinner and Breakfast Included in Prices.

Wine Spectator Awarded Wine Cellar. $0 Corkage Fee.

Leading Spas of Canada approved Organic Algonquin Spa.

Horseback riding at Algonquin Park and FREE Algonquin  Park Daily Pass.

Winter in Algonquin Park is a one of a kind experience, from walking to skiing, from Horseback to Dogsledding, from snowmobiling to ice skating

48 Intimate lakefront accommodations, from 600 to 1500 sq ft each Jr. Suite or Cabin has a very large double Jacuzzi in front of the Wood Burning Fireplace, all with Private Decks overlooking the Lake.

All accommodations exceed 5 Diamond rating standards.  Many are Opulent and furnished by The Art Shoppe of Toronto having their own Outdoor Hot Tub, Sauna, Steam Bath, Double Walk-in Shower with 4 Shower Heads and 50” Plasma TV.

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Address:

139 Galeairy Lake Rd.
Algonquin Park
Whitney, ON  K0J 2M0

Telephone:

(613) 637-1179

Toll Free:

1-866-202-1179

www.couplesresort.ca

info@couplesresort.ca

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Muskoka Tourism Starburst icon representing membership level: Gold+

Discover Muskoka

Discover Muskoka’s Amazing Hiking Trails

Muskoka’s trail network covers some 4000 sq kms of rugged terrain. Vast forests of spruce, pine, poplar, tamarack, balsam and birch are easily accessible by some of Ontario’s best hiking trail systems. Many trails lead to panoramic lookout points where sightseers and photographers can enjoy stunning scenic vistas.

Muskoka is also a paradise for wildlife lovers. Birdwatchers are spoilt with some 250 species to search for, and more than 50 types of mammals and 25 species of amphibians call Muskoka home. Although there’s no guarantee you’ll see a moose or a bear, a hike through the woods will likely result in a glimpse of an otter or beaver, a woodpecker or a heron and perhaps even some deer.

Just north of Muskoka, Algonquin Provincial Park is great for those favouring an active lifestyle, and fitness fans will enjoy its nine interpretive trails. For those who prefer a slower pace, Muskoka’s full of tranquil forest hiking trails just waiting to be explored. For a complete list of trails in Muskoka with trail guides you can download, visit the Muskoka Trails Council.

With lush forests, spectacular granite outcroppings, fascinating wildlife, and sweeping vistas and lookouts, it is evident why some of Muskoka’s tracks are known to be the best hiking trails in Ontario.

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Address:

Highway 11 North
(Visitor Centre)
Kilworthy, ON  P0E 1G0

Telephone:

705-689-0660

Toll Free:

1-800-267-9700

www.discovermuskoka.ca

info@muskokatourism.ca

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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures Starburst icon representing membership level: Gold+

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

A designated Canadian Signature Experience. Explore a self-guided trail of caves, caverns and crevasses carved millions of years ago by glacial ice, and savour the breathtaking lookouts from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment, set in one of Canada’s six UNESCO biosphere reserves. Learn about the First Nations’ Huron Petun tribe as you discover the mysterious places and hidden natural fortress which sheltered the native people from their enemies.  Venture over Southern Ontario’s longest 420ft. Suspension Footbridge which offers spectacular views of Georgian Bay and surrounding countryside. Take a ride on the Thunderbird Twin Zip Line or reserve a spot on the guided Eco Adventure Tour featuring treetop canopy walking and ziplining through forest and escarpment.  Hitch a ride on Rocky the train, and enjoy the additional features such as: children’s adventure playground, pan for gemstones, mini golf, trout pond, picnic areas, snack bar and gift shop. Please, no pets and running or hiking shoes are required. Warm season activities are available from May to October.

MAY – OCTOBER

SCENIC CAVES PARK ADMISSION All day access to caves, suspension bridge
MINI GOLF ADD ON One round of 18 hole mini golf.
GEMSTONE MINING ADD ON One gemstone mining bag.
THUNDERBIRD TWIN ZIPLINE PACKAGE All day access to caves, suspension bridge and one Twin Zipline Ride. 
ECO ADVENTURE TOUR 3 hour guided tour includes suspension bridge, treetop walk, 300′ forest zipline, hike most of the caves and 1000′ escarpment zipline. Reservations are required.

DECEMBER – MARCH

SCENIC CAVES NORDIC CENTRE  Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

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Address:

260/280 Scenic Caves Road
Blue Mountains, ON  L9Y 0P2

Telephone:

(705) 446-0256

www.sceniccaves.com

info@sceniccaves.com

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Blue Spruce Resort Starburst icon representing membership level: Gold

Blue Spruce Resort

Hiking trails abound, and the hills of the Algonquin Highlands offer many great hiking opportunities. Our trail network and the new Beetle Lake Trail are available from the door. Algonquin Park, just 5 minutes away, has over 200 kms of trails in 21 separate systems.

Spring is a fabulous time to go hiking in Algonquin. The forest awakens with songs of the returning migrant birds and their elaborate mating rituals. Moose are in abundance and can easily be seen by the roadside eating the winter salt.

For a change of scenery, paddle up the Oxtongue River to Ragged Falls and hike to the top, a fabulous 2 hour trip. Or maybe a quiet tour of the north end of the Lake with its wet lands, beaver lodges, high rock cliffs and Speckle trout fishing. We have a wide array of canoes and kayaks for choose from.

In September the days are warm and there is a nip in the night air. Fall is a great time of year to hike in Algonquin. The leaves usually start to turn colour around the middle of September and traditionally last until Thanksgiving. Algonquin is world renowned for its brilliant Red, Orange, and Yellow Cavalcade of Colour.

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Lakeview Motel Starburst icon representing membership level: Silver

Lakeview Motel - Haliburton

The Lakeview Motel is located on the outskirts of the Village of Haliburton, 2 1/2 hours Northeast of Toronto and just South of Algonquin Park, in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands, On, Canada.

This family-run establishment combines the qualities of a motel with those of a B&B and a resort to provide a unique and enjoyable travel experience.

Spring, Summer or Fall come hike, cycle, travel the winding roads on your motorcycle, ATV from your door (passes onsite). The 20×40 ft. outdoor heated pool is open mid May to late Sept. 7:30 am – dusk.  Patios, barbecues, hot tubs and extended parking all available.

We invite you to come and spend some time with us to experience all that Haliburton has to offer.

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Address:

4951 County Road 21
P.O. Box 485
Haliburton, ON  K0M 1S0

Telephone:

(705) 457-1027

Toll Free:

1-866-385-9347

www.lakeviewhaliburton.ca

lakeviewhaliburton@gmail.com

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