The Best Chillin in Ontario

Looking for the best chillin in Ontario? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Ontario. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near Ontario

  • 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

    4.5
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kakabeka Falls, Ontario

    Explore Kakabeka Falls

    3.0
    0.5 mi
    Located a short distance from the entrance of Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, Kakabeka Falls plunges 131 feet over sheer cliffs and is part of the Kaministiquia River. The gorge in which the falls cascade over host some of the oldest fossils in existence. The area was used centuries ago by Voyag...
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  • Burlington, Ontario

    Hike the Mount Nemo Conservation Area Loop

    5.0
    1.6 mi
    This is probably one of my all-time favorite short hikes to do in Ontario during the fall. The hikes takes you to a breathtaking, panoramic view of the Niagara Escarpment that is blazed with fall colors. This family-friendly lookout trail should provide a very little challenge for older family me...
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  • Killarney, Ontario

    Hike the Granite Ridge Trail

    1.2 mi
    The Granite Ridge Trail is part of Killarney Provincial Park. In order to hike this trail you need to purchase a park permit. The trailhead is across the highway on the opposite side from the Killarney Provincial Park Office. It's well marked and you can park either outside the Park Office or cho...
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  • Buckhorn, Ontario

    Canoe Camp the Mississauga River

    5.0
    We start the trip with a stop at the take-out spot, at the bottom . If we can, we will leave a car at the take-out. There is a nice toilet at the take-out, and a detailed map showing the route. https://goo.gl/maps/r3Zm51ueYhK2We then drive the other car ~20minutes or so, to the top put-in locat...
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  • Burlington, Ontario

    Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington

    Start at the main building to get your day pass. Then explore the indoor gardens filled with tropical plants. Once finished inside take the underground tunnel to Hendrie Park to enjoy the roses and calm lilly ponds. There are also areas accessible by car: the Rock Garden, Arboretum, and several t...
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  • Ayr, Ontario

    Hike the Walter Bean Grand River Trail (Section 1-2)

    4.0
    4.3 mi / 100 ft gain
    Start by parking in the lot just off of Highway 42, and check out the trail map. There is a maintained trail perfect for biking or walking, or a forest trail for intermediate walkers. A good way to do this trail is start by heading to the waterfall, then back up and follow the forest trail north ...
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  • Ayr, Ontario

    Walk along the Dumfies Road Trail

    1.9 mi / 10 ft gain
    This little trail is located right of of dumphries rd (parking lot is hidden in some trees, be sure not to miss it). This trail is easy to follow and easy to walk. In the trail you can enjoy the local chickadees and herons while over looking small lakes. The simple walk allows for a bit of relaxa...
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  • Kemptville, Ontario

    Kayak Tip to Tip on the Rideau Canal

    2.5 mi
    The Tip to Tip trail is the perfect location for a quick stroll, Kayak, or canoe. Located on a small quiet island called Burrits Rapids, Ontario, there is a small launch before a classic swing bridge for easy access to the water, in addition to a walking trail extending from one tip of the island...
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  • Parry Sound, Unorganized, Centre Part, Ontario

    Hike Gut Lake

    1.9 mi
    This is a 2.5km loop hike that begins at the beach at the Northern side of Gut Lake. Gut Lake is located within Grundy Lake Provincial Park so you will need to purchase a park permit in order to access this lake (link below).The trailhead for Gut Lake is located just south of a Visitor Center an...
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