Trails: Thousands of Kilometres to Explore

The great Canadian wilderness north of Toronto is known and celebrated for its natural landscape, from the abundance of freshwater lakes and rivers to the rocky terrain of the Canadian Shield. Many folks will tell you that possibly the most serene way to experience Ontario’s cottage country in any season is to head out onto the spectacular network of maintained trails, located both at public parks and privately-owned establishments. Local outfitters, guides and accommodations providers can help you discover the trails, and below is a partial list of informative sites to help you plan the perfect route.

Trail Links

Ontario Trails Council
Trans Canada Trail
Canada Trails
Park to Park Trail Association
Discovery Routes

Community Links

Muskoka Trails Council
Friends of Algonquin Provincial Park
Muskoka Lakes Trails
Gravenhurst Parks & Trails
Huntsville Trails
Parry Sound Trails

Park Links

Algonquin Provincial Park
Arrowhead Provincial Park
Georgian Bay Islands National Park
Grundy Lake Provincial Park
Killarney Provincial Park
Killbear Provincial Park
Mikisew Provincial Park
Oastler Lake Provincial Park
Massassauga Provincial Park
Restoule Provincial Park

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park 
Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Preserve

 


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Outfitters / Rentals / Expeditions

Algonquin Basecamp Kearney
Algonquin Bound Outfitters Dwight
Algonquin Outfitters
Canoe Algonquin Kearney

Liv Outside Bracebridge
Northern Wilderness Outfitters South River
Opeongo Outfitters Whitney
The Portage Store Canoe Lake
Voyageur Quest  Round Lake
White Squall Paddling Centre Nobel
Wilderness Adventures Algonquin Park & Georgian Bay

ATV Links

Algonquin West ATV Club
ATV Ontario
Backcounty Tours Dwight
Bear Claw Tours Parry Sound
Parry Sound ATV Club
Tour Muskoka Mactier

Snowmobile Links

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs
Algonquin Snowmobile Club Dwight
Almaguin District Snowmobile Club Emsdale
Argyle Riders Snowmobile Club Port Loring
Carling Trailblazers Nobel
Cramadog Snowriders Dunchurch
Du Ya Wanna Snowmobile Club Huntsville
Happy Wanderers Snowmobile Club Baysville
Highland Rovers Snowmobile Club Kearney
Hill & Gully Riders Port Sydney
Muskoka Sno-Bombers Bracebridge
Snowcrest Riders Snowmobile Club Gravenhurst
South Seguin Snowmobile Club Seguin
South Shore Restoule Snowmobile Club
Tall Pines Snowmobile Club Dorset

Cross-Country Links

Bracebridge Resource Management Centre
Gravenhurst KOA
Frost Nordic Ski Centre
Georgian Nordic Parry Sound
Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh Bala

 

 

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