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    Top Spots in and near Ontario

    • Tobermory, Ontario

      Cliff Jump at the Grotto

      4.6
      What if you could free dive, cliff jump and embark on a hundred mile hiking journey, all in the same place? Well, you can!The Grotto is a small cave on the shores of the Georgian Bay. It is accessible by land, if you are willing to scramble down a rock face to the base of the water.Inside, the wa...
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    • Hamilton, Ontario

      Hike the Dundas Escarpment

      4.1
      1.9 mi
      Starting at Webster's Falls, this hike continues down the trail to Tews Falls and then leads to the Dundas Peak, with panoramic views of the surrounding towns, Dundas & Hamilton. This is a short hike and totals around 3km. There are some side trails that could be taken to offer variety and ad...
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    • Leamington, Ontario

      Explore Point Pelee

      4.7
      Point Pelee is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Although it is located in a Northern Country, the national park lies on the 42nd Parallel, making it the same latitude as northern California, Barcelona and Rome. Due to its southernly location and mediterranean climate, the area is prone to...
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    • Niagara Falls, Ontario

      Photograph Niagara Falls

      3.8
      Located on the Niagara River, which is the border of Canada and the USA, it dumps water from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario. There are technically three waterfalls in close proximity that have come to form what is now just known as Niagara Falls. From largest to smallest there is Horseshoe Falls, Am...
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    • Lyndhurst, Ontario

      Rock Dunder Trail

      4.3
      3.1 mi / 305 ft gain
      NOTE: Starting September 18, 2020, visitation to Rock Dunder hiking trails will be limited to 30 groups per hour to manage the number of people onsite at any one time and allow for social distancing protocols to be followed. This will allow everyone to better enjoy their visit in a safe manner.  ...
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    • Tobermory, Ontario

      Camp at Stormhaven Beach

      4.5
      3.1 mi
      You need to plan ahead to make the most of this trip. Permits for backcountry camping in Canadian National Parks open up in mid-January and competition for popular places (such as this) can be fierce. Get the date nailed down before applying and get online right away. After you've secured permitt...
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    • Saugeen Shores, Ontario

      Hiking MacGregor Point Provincial Park

      4.0
      MacGregor Point is a gorgeous spot year round, with different levels and lengths of trails for every hiker. In the summer, the park is filled with wildlife and the trails are well maintained. In the winter, this is a good location for both hiking and snowshoeing.Many trails on the coast of Lake H...
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    • Windsor, Ontario

      Kayak to Peche Island

      Peche Island, a 100-acre island was purchased by Hiram Walker in 1883. Walker used the island for a summer place, and his buildings included a stable, large home, greenhouse, and icehouse. The property was sold in 1907. The City of Windsor acquired the land from the Province of Ontario in 1999. I...
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    • Thorold, Ontario

      Hike to Decew Falls [Closed]

      4.0
      1.2 mi
      NOTE: This waterfall is Closed with fencing surrounding the entrance and fines given to those who try to access the falls.  This area is home to two main waterfalls - Upper DeCew Falls, a large 22 metre plunge waterfall, and Lower DeCew Falls, a smaller 25 foot steep cascade waterfall. With its ...
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    • Toronto, Ontario

      Hike the Orchard Trail in Rouge Park

      5.0
      1.2 mi
      The Orchard Trail is the most diverse of the trails in Rouge Park. It will take you through the woods, along the Little Rouge Creek, up along the escarpment to enjoy the views, and through some wetlands.The Twyn Rivers parking lot is a great starting point in Rouge Park. To begin the Orchard Trai...
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    • Limehouse, Ontario

      Hike the Limehouse Conservation Area Loop

      3.1 mi / 50 ft gain
      This CA is home to history and nature. When entering the trail and heading left at the first fork, you are later greated by "hole in the wall" where the trail descends into a lime stone crevace. Allowing you to explore the rock will hiking along the trail. Continuting the the far left of the prop...
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    • Hamilton, Ontario

      Photograph Great Falls

      5.0
      0.1 mi
      The perfect little adventure in the city of Hamilton, this waterfall is along the iconic Bruce Trail and can easily be turned into a longer adventure along the Grindstone Creek. It can be explored at any time of the year, whether you're looking for a lot of water in the spring, fall foliage in au...
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    • Hamilton, Ontario

      Photograph Webster's Falls

      5.0
      0.25 mi
      The waterfall is located in the Spencer Gorge Conservation Area, which is delightful enough by itself to explore and have a picnic or lounge around. The easiest way to access this area is to park at the lot at the end of Fallsview Rd, located on top of the Dundas escarpment area. There is a $10 f...
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    • Nipissing, Unorganized, South Part, Ontario

      Kayak Opeongo Lake to Big Trout Lake

      There are multiple canoe and kayak routes throughout Algonquin park. The Opeongo Lake to Big Trout Lake is easily done in 3 days and a favourite of mine.Begin at Lake Opeongo Access Point. From there you can hire a water taxi to take you to your first portage (2.1km). The taxi is especially helpf...
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    • Caledon, Ontario

      Hike to Cataract Falls at Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

      5.0
      1.9 mi
      The main parking lot is off of McLaren Road on the north-east side of the park, with an honour-pay system. Multiple hiking loops are well marked, with clear "Falls this way!" arrows on every sign. There are some steep down/up walks on wooden staircases that lead to both the river fishing spots a...
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    • Hamilton, Ontario

      Hike to Tews Falls

      3.0
      3.7 mi
      Tews Falls is 41 meters high - just a little less than Niagara Falls! It's an impressive sight that gains perspective from the base - as opposed to the viewing platforms you will notice way above you.There are a couple of ways to access this hike, basically you need to get to the train tracks tha...
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    Camping and Lodging in Ontario

    Thunder Bay KOA Holiday
    48.494236,-89.13158, Canada

    Thunder Bay KOA Holiday

    Cardinal / Ottawa South KOA Holiday
    44.8615194113,-75.4431313276, Canada

    Cardinal / Ottawa South KOA Holiday

    Sturgeon Falls KOA Holiday
    46.348792,-79.967327, Canada

    Sturgeon Falls KOA Holiday

    1000 Islands / Mallorytown KOA Holiday
    44.474859,-75.882397, Canada

    1000 Islands / Mallorytown KOA Holiday

    Niagara Falls KOA Holiday
    43.0888904194,-79.1420638561, Canada

    Niagara Falls KOA Holiday

    Parry Sound KOA Holiday
    45.2984977614,-79.9063968658, Canada

    Parry Sound KOA Holiday

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