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Best trails in Ottawa

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Looking for a great trail near Ottawa, Ontario? AllTrails has 84 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Central Park or Fitzroy Provincial Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Parc de la Gatineau or South March Highlands Conservation Forest. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 72 easy trails in Ottawa ranging from 0.6 to 21.7 miles and from 121 to 564 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Ottawa
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#1 - Jack Pine, Beaver, and Chipmunk Loop Trail
Ottawa, Ontario
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Jack Pine, Beaver, and Chipmunk Loop Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more
#2 - Pinhey Forest Trails
Ottawa, Ontario
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 59 m
Please note: dogs are not allowed on this trail December 1 - April 14.Show more
#3 - Southmarch Trail
South March Highlands Conservation Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Southmarch Trail is a 5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#4 - Mer Bleue Conservation Area Loop Trail
Mer Bleue Conservation Area
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h
Mer Bleue Conservation Area Loop Trail is a 4.4 mile loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#5 - Mer Bleu Bog Trail
Ottawa, Ontario
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
Mer Bleu Bog Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more
#6 - Pine Grove Trail
Pine Grove Forest
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Users have reported that from December 1 to April 14 dogs are not allowed.Show more
#7 - Lime Kiln and Chipmunk Trails
Ottawa, Ontario
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Lime Kiln and Chipmunk Trails is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#8 - Stony Swamp Loop
Ottawa, Ontario
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Stony Swamp Loop is a 4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#9 - PWT and Outback Loop Trail
South March Highlands Conservation Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 3 h 47 m
PWT and Outback Loop Trail is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
#10 - Mud Lake Trail
Ottawa, Ontario
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 55 m
Mud Lake Trail is a 2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
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